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Local man charged with impaired following traffic complaint

Driver scheduled to attend court on March 17

A 35-year-old resident of Atikameksheng First Nation faces impaired driving charges after provincial police responded to a traffic complaint on Feb. 19.

Officer pulled over the vehicle on Blackwater Road, Atikameksheng First Nation, and determined the driver was impaired. He was arrested and taken to Greater Sudbury Police headquarters for further testing, said provincial police.

The man was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on March 17.

His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.