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Man faces impaired driving charges

Thunder Bay man is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 13 to answer to impaired driving charges.
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FORT FRANCES – A 20-year-old Thunder Bay man is facing charges following an early afternoon report of a possible impaired driver.

According to Ontario Provincial Police release, officers received a report Aug. 8 of a possible impaired driver on Kings Highway 11 west of Fort Frances.

Police located and spoke with the driver of a vehicle and determined the driver had been consuming alcohol.

A mandatory alcohol screening test was conducted.

Police say the accused was arrested at the scene and transported for further tests.

As a result of this investigation, a 20-year-old of Thunder Bay was charged with operation while impaired by alcohol and operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration over 80.

He will appear in Fort Frances court Sept. 13 to answer to his charges.
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