(MIDDLESEX, ON) - On May 23, 2020 at 10:40 p.m. officers from Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle travelling on Dundas St. in the Municipality of Thames Centre, with no rear lights illuminated. During the traffic stop police learned that the driver's licence was currently suspended. The driver was issued a Summons to appear in court for July 7, 2020 to speak to the charges and arrangements were made by the driver for a ride home.
When the arranged driver arrived on scene to pick up the male, police soon learned that the driver's ability to operate the vehicle may have been impaired. A roadside screening test was administered and the driver registered a fail. The driver was arrested at the scene and transported to the London OPP detachment for further testing.
As a result of an investigation police have charged Nyakim BICHIOK, -age 32- of London, ON with:
CC 320.14(1)(b) Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
HTA 44.1(3) Novice driver - B.A.C. above zero
The vehicle was impounded accused was released from police custody and scheduled to appear in a London court room on June 22, 2020 to speak to the charges.