Youth Charged with Drunk Driving after Collision

(EMO, ON) – Shortly before 7:00 am on August 11, 2019 officers from the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of George Road.


As a result of the collision investigation a young driver aged 17 was charged criminally with:

  • Operate Conveyance with 80 or more milligrams of alcohol in 100 ml of blood

He will appear in Fort Frances Provincial Court on Monday August 26, 2019 at 9:30 am to answer to this charge. The Youth Criminal Justice Act prevents anyone’s name being published when they are under 18 and being charged.
 The driver was also issued a provincial offence notice for:

  • Novice Driver, Blood Alcohol Concentration more than zero contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.  

Source: OPP