(FORT FRANCES, ON) – In the late morning of December 11, 2019 a Provincial Constable with the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 11/71 East of Emo, Ontario. When the Constable spoke to the driver of the vehicle he smelled an odour of alcohol which led the Constable to administer a roadside approved screening device.
The driver failed the test.
As a result 43 year old Devin Scott was charged with operation of a motor vehicle with blood alcohol concentration above 80 mg contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
In the morning of December 10, 2019 members of the Rainy River District OPP were conducting multiple Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) checkpoints and located a driver of a motor vehicle that was operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration between 50mg and 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood.
This concentration was determined through the use of an Approved Screening Device. As a result the driver was issued a three day driver’s licence suspension.
During the night of December 12, 2019 a Provincial Constable with the Rainy River District OPP conducted a traffic stop of a suspected impaired driver. The Constable administered a roadside approved screening device, and the driver failed the test. As a result 33 year old Candice Brown was charged with operation of a motor vehicle with blood alcohol concentration above 80 mg contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
If you have information regarding possible impaired drivers in the Rainy River District, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000. You can also make anonymous reports to Crime Stoppers online at: http://www.p3tips.com/273