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OPP charge impaired ATV rider

OPP charge Rainy River man with driving an ATV while impaired.
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ATIKOKAN – Provincial police have charged a 30-year-old Rainy River man with impaired driving following a traffic complaint.

According to an OPP release, officers responded to a traffic complaint on Sunday around 4 p.m. of a person operating an ATV while impaired.

Police attended the area of the complaint and located a person driving an ATV.

After talking with the individual, police say, there were obvious signs of alcohol intoxication and they were arrested.

The person provided breath samples, and the concentration was found to be five times the legal limit.

As a result, a 30-year-old from the Rainy River District has been charged with operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration over 80.


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