(ATIKOKAN, ON) – On January 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm, officers of the Atikokan Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver in the Town of Atikokan.
The complainant stated a male was operating a riding lawnmower. Officers located the male on O’Brien Street.
After speaking with a 31 year old driver, he was subsequently arrested at the scene.
The driver, 31-year-old David Riding of Atikokan, was transported to the Atikokan Detachment for breath tests. Subsequently he has been charged:
- Operation while impaired-alcohol contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
- Operation while impaired-over 80 contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
He was released to appear in court on May 29, 2019 in Atikokan Provincial Court to answer to the charges.