School Bus Driver Charged With Impaired

School Bus Driver Charged With Impaired

Posted: 2021-11-30 13:17:24 By: thebay

The Huntsville OPP have arrested and charged a 66 year old school bus driver with impaired operation.

Police say that this morning at approximately 8:20 a.m., they were dispatched to the parking lot of the Huntsville High School as a result of a complaint from a concerned citizen that a school bus driver was impaired.

On arrival officers located the driver and while speaking with him detected an odour of cannabis along with other signs of impairment.

A Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) was conducted and the driver was transported to Huntsville detachment for further testing, including a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Evaluation.

As a result, 66 year old David Butikofer, of Huntsville, has been charged with Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drug.

Butikofer was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in a Huntsville Court on January 19, 2022