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Traffic stop ends in impaired charges

And with a licence suspension
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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CHAPLEAU – On Sunday July 3, 2016, at approximately 12:10 pm members of the Superior East Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop in the town of Chapleau as a result of a traffic infraction.   

Investigation revealed that the male had been drinking.

As a result Jimmy LAFRANCE (19) of Chapleau Ontario was charged with the following offences,

  • Adult driving while ability impaired - motor vehicle contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada,
  • Adult driving with more than 80mgs of alcohol in blood contrary to section 253 (1)(b) of the CCC
  • 2 counts of adult fail to comply with recognizance contrary to section 145 (3) of the CCC.

A 90 days licence suspension was issued and the motor vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Chapleau Ontario for August 17, 2016.

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