(PARRY SOUND, ON) - On August 4, 2018 shortly after 2:30 a.m., a member of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle squeal tires and fail to stop for the stop sign on Gibson Street in Parry Sound, Ontario. Police stopped the vehicle and the officer spoke to the driver determining that he had consumed alcohol.
As a result of the investigation Jason LADOUCEUR, a 44-year old male from Parry Sound, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
Drive motor vehicle - over 80 mgs. of blood alcohol, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code,
Drive motor vehicle while ability impaired - alcohol, contrary to section 253(1)(a) the CC, and
Drive motor vehicle - no licence contrary to section 32(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).
The driver was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound, Ontario on August 30, 2018.
The OPP reminds motorists that there is no safe amount of drug or alcohol consumption when driving. Anyone who suspects a driver that is driving while impaired is urged to call police by dialing 9-1-1 immediately.