(KAPUSKASING, ON) – On January 4, 2020, at 11:25 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on McPherson Avenue in Kapuskasing, Ontario.
The driver was arrested at the scene for impaired by drug.
As a result of the investigation, Francois DUBOSQ, age 33, from Kapuskasing, Ontario was charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC).
The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on February 24, 2020, in Kapuskasing, Ontario.
The vehicle was impounded for seven days and the driver’s licence was subject to a 90-day Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS).
Drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs continue to pose a significant threat on Ontario roads. The OPP will continue to expand on its Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) program and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) trained officers to enhance the OPP’s ability to detect and evaluate drug-impaired drivers.