Trucker Faces Impaired Charges After Leaving Roadway
On Tuesday at approximately 8:15 p.m., the Almaguin Highlands OPP received a call for a tractor trailer carrying mangoes in the center median on Highway 11, Strong Township. There were no injuries.
After speaking with the driver, the officer concluded alcohol had been consumed. The officer demanded the driver provide a breath sample, but the driver refused to comply with the officer's demand.
As a result of the investigation, 55 year-old Raymond Campbell, of Calgary Alberta, has been charged with:
- Failure or refusal to comply with demand,
- Operation while impaired - alcohol,
- Littering Highway,
- Careless Driving, and
- Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor,
The tractor trailer was impounded for seven days and the driver's licence was suspended for 90 days.
The accused was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in a Sundridge Court on Thursday February 24, 2022.