Manitoulin OPP Arrests Another Motorist For Impaired Operation


Members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged a motorist for impaired operation.

On April 13, 2023, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Manitoulin OPP responded to a call of a single motor vehicle collision on Government Road in Providence Bay.

Upon speaking with the driver, police determined the driver was impaired. No injuries were reported. The driver was arrested and transported to detachment for further testing.

As a result, Ann JAMES, 53-years-old of Providence Bay was charged with:

Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available
Operation while impaired – blood drug concentration

The accused’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on May 17, 2023.


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