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Two drivers charged with impaired driving

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Two drivers have recently been charged with impaired driving-related offences in the Fort Frances area.

Shortly after 7 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police conducted an impaired driving-related investigation.

As a result of this investigation, a 31-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged criminally with Operate Conveyance with 80 or more milligrams of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

He will appear in Fort Frances Provincial Court on July 2, 2019 at 9:30 am to answer to this charge.

And shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Friday, OPP officers conducted a traffic stop in relation to a possible impaired driver.

An investigation was conducted, and as a result, a 35-year-old Fort Frances man was charged criminally with Operate Conveyance with 80 or more milligrams of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

He will appear in Fort Frances Provincial Court on June 15, 2019 at 9:30 am to answer to these charges.

The OPP is committed to safety for all who utilize Ontario's roadways.

Members of the public are urged to report Impaired Driving by calling 911 in emergency situations. Complaints of impaired, aggressive or careless driving can also be made by calling 1-888-310-1122.

For more information on the consequences of drinking and driving, check out: www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/impaired-driving.shtml

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