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Traffic stop leads to impaired charges

OPP nab one Red Lake man for impaired driving charges.
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RED LAKE, Ont – A traffic stop last month resulted in impaired driving charges for one Red Lake man.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers initiated a traffic stop on Oct. 5 at 11 p.m. on a male travelling in Highway 105, within the Municipality of Red Lake.

While speaking with the driver, officers determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol.

The officer made a demand for an approved screening device breath sample.

The driver failed and was placed under arrest and returned to the detachment for further tests.

As a result, a 20-year-old man of Red Lake was charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

He was released by way of undertaking for Red Lake court on Dec. 16 to answer to the charges.


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