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Police stop Chevy driver, give him a ride to the police station

Breath test procedures ensued



The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with impaired driving related charges stemming from a routine traffic stop during the early morning hours of Saturday, Mar. 18.

While completing patrols of the down town core of Timmins, a Timmins Police Service officer had occasion to stop a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze passenger vehicle at the intersection of Mount-joy Street South and Wilson Avenue to verify the sobriety of the driver.

Based on the observation made by the officer and the investigative steps that followed, the driver was arrested and taken to the Timmins Police station to complete breath test procedures.

Additionally, the man was allegedly found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana at the time of his arrest.

As a result, a 31-year-old Timmins man has been charged with:

  • One count of impaired operation of a motor vehicle contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • One count of operate a motor vehicle – over 80 Mgs of alcohol in 100 Mls of blood contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • One count of possession of a controlled substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substance Act

The accused was released from police custody on a promise to appear requiring that he attend Provincial Court in Timmins on Apr. 11 to answer to the charges laid against him.