Drunk Driving Charge Following Collision - KYNOCH
Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Sep 10 06:34:07 MST 2020
Police located the vehicle and while speaking with the driver, determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. Police searched the vehicle incident to arrest and seized a freshly opened can of beer that was on the floor of the passenger side. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
James KYNOCH, 45-years-old of Acton has been charged with Impaired Operation, Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code and Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle With Open Container of Alcohol contrary to the Liquor Licence Act. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice - Guelph on October 6, 2020.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call police at 911 to report it.