|Police Charge Two Drivers with Liquor Offenses|
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (6561 reads)
The Almaguin Highlands OPP conducted a R.I.D.E. Program On Friday September 12, at the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 520 in Armour Township, when officers stopped a vehicle and observed an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. The driver, Michael Kelly, 20, of Toronto Ontario was charged with Driving Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor, contrary to the Liquor Licence Act of Ontario.
Then on Saturday September 13,., the Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at Valley View Road and Muskoka Road in Strong Township.
Officers observed a 2004 Chrysler vehicle stuck in the ditch. The officers spoke to the driver and subsequently arrested the driver, Vern Markham, 35, of South River, with Impaired Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle, and Having More than 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in 100 Milliliters of Blood, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
The accused was released from police custody and is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sundridge, Ontario on Thursday, October 30, 2014.