Police Charge 2 Drivers With Impaired & Other Charges Over The Weekend

Posted: 2020-09-29 09:20:08 By: thebay

OPP charged two drivers with impaired driving over the course of the weekend in the Bracebridge area.

Police say that on Friday, at 10:45 p.m. officers were on patrol in Bracebridge and conducted a traffic stop on Monck Road. Police arrested and charged 24 year-old Christian Wilkinson from Muskoka Lakes with Impaired Operation, Over 80 and Possession of Schedule I substance - cocaine.

He will appear in a Bracebridge Court on December 8, 2020 to answer to his charges.

Then on Saturday, a member of the public called police to report the concerning behaviour of a motorist travelling on Muskoka Road 117 in Lake of Bays. Officers located the vehicle a short time later, conducted a traffic stop and subsequently arrested and charged 19 year-old Sheldon Burry of Lindsay, with Impaired Operation, 2 counts of Failing to Comply with Release Order, Failing to Comply with Recognizance and a variety of Highway Traffic Act Offenses.

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing in a Bracebridge Court.