(ATIKOKAN, ON) – Shortly after 10:00 pm on January 30, 2020 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a complaint of a possible impaired driver.
Officers located the suspect vehicle in the Don Park area of Atikokan. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation was conducted.
As a result of the investigation, Leslie Cripps (61) of Atikokan has been charged criminally with:
- Operating a conveyance with a blood alcohol concentration of 80 or more milligrams in 100 millilitres of blood; and
- Operating a conveyance while impaired by alcohol.
Leslie will appear in Atikokan Provincial Court on March 18, 2020 at 11:00 am to answer to this charge.
The OPP is committed to safety for all who utilize Ontario’s roadways. Members of the public are urged to report Impaired Driving by calling 911 in emergency situations. Complaints of impaired, aggressive or careless driving can also be made by calling 1-888-310-1122.
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