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Afternoon RIDE check in Chapleau catches three Sudbury drivers

Mid-afternoon spot check for impaired drivers results in charges against four people, three of whom are from Sudbury
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A mid-afternoon Festive RIDE check in Chapleau has led to multiple charges for several individuals, three of whom are from Sudbury.

On Nov. 21., shortly after 2 p.m., Superior East Ontario Provincial Police Detachment officers conducted a RIDE check on Highway 101 at Esher Healey Road, approximately 30 km west of Chapleau. 

“Multiple vehicles were stopped and checked, with two Mandatory Alcohol Screening (MAS) tests conducted and four individuals charged with a total of eight provincial offences,” the release states.

Charged with impaired driving-related offences on a Tuesday afternoon were four people, three of whom are from Sudbury

A 34-year-old from Wawa was charged with:

  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor
  • Driving vehicle with cannabis readily available
  • Having care or control of vehicle with cannabis in open original packaging

A 37-year-old from Sudbury was charged with:

  • Driving motor vehicle with liquor readily available
  • Drive vehicle with cannabis in open baggage
  • Driver vehicle with cannabis readily available

A 44-year-old from Sudbury was charged with:

  • Having liquor in an open container in an unauthorized place

A 48-year-old from Sudbury was charged with:

  • Having liquor in an open container in an unauthorized place

When you operate a motor vehicle, you are responsible for keeping yourself, your passengers and other road users safe. Have a plan before you go out and make the decision not to drive impaired. Arrange for a designated driver, call a taxi or stay overnight.