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OPP Lay 11 Charges On Snowmobile Patrols

Posted: 2019-01-29 13:50:34 By: hbr

Members of the OPP Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) patrol have been actively patrolling the trails, lakes and roadways in the region.

Officers have been conducting random R.I.D.E. stops as well as mobile patrols throughout Muskoka. In addition to the prevention of Careless or Impaired operation, officers are ensuring compliance with; proper use of safety equipment, insurance and registration requirements and mechanical requirements. T

Last week, officers conducted 8 random R.I.D.E. checks throughout Muskoka. Police interacted with over 200 operators/passengers which resulted in 11 charges for various offences including; trespassing, helmets, alcohol and even fishing violations. One operator was served a 3-day drivers license suspension for registering an "Alert" on a roadside screening device.