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Atikokan man nabbed for impaired driving

Police conduct mandatory alcohol screening tests on several drivers.
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ATIKOKAN – A 35-year-old Atikokan man is facing impaired driving charges following a RIDE program.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers conducted a RIDE program Jan. 29 around 10:30 p.m. in Atikokan.

Officers conducted a mandatory alcohol screening test on several drivers.

Police say an investigation revealed that one driver had been consuming alcoholic beverages.

A 35-year-old of Atikokan was charged with operation while impaired over 80.

He was released on an undertaking to appear in Atikokan court on March 16 at 11 a.m.


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