Impaired Driver Charged With Possession Of Opioids

Impaired Driver Charged With Possession Of Opioids

Posted: 2021-02-18 11:13:57 By: thebay

On Sunday February 14, 2021 at 14:35 p.m., members of the Almaguin Highlands OPP, received an anonymous complaint for a possible impaired driver. Shortly after, police located the vehicle and driver on Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls.

The investigation led officers to believe that the driver was impaired by drug and with the assistance of a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), a 58 year-old man from Lount Township, was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired - Drugs
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance - Opioids

The accused was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in a Sundridge Court on Thursday March 11, 2021.