Vessel Operator Facing Alcohol Charges

Vessel Operator Facing Alcohol Charges

Posted: 2020-07-06 07:51:53 By: thebay

Members of the OPP Marine Unit of OPP in Georgian Bay the officers stopped a vessel for an equipment check on July 4th that resulted with the officers entering into a drinking and driving investigation, starting with a breath sample on a Roadside Screening Device (ASD) providing a "fail" result.

Police say the operator was transported to detachment for further investigation resulting in a47 year old Mississauga man being charged with:

  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration over 80
  • Failing to have a copy of the Vessel Registration

The accused driver's licence has been suspended for 90 days and he was released from police custody on a recognizance to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on September 17, 2020.