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Impaired charges laid after boat capsizes

Impaired charges laid after boat capsizes

Posted: 2022-06-15 07:17:07 By: thebay

Members of the Huntsville OPP have charged a boater with impaired operation on Rebecca Lake.

Police say that on Saturday, shortly before 10:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of a suspected impaired individual in the water after their boat capsized on Rebecca Lake.

Upon arrival, officers placed the individual under arrest and transported him to the Huntsville Detachment for further breath tests.

As a result of the investigation, 56-year-old Oleg Rijenko of Vaughan, has been charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired - Alcohol and Drugs
  • Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80
  • Assault a Peace Officer

The accused is scheduled to appear in aHuntsville Court of Justice on July 26, 2022.