SOUTH MUSKOKA — A man and woman in Gravenhurst and Bracebridge were charged in separate impaired driving investigations this weekend.
Provincial police at Bracebridge say that on Friday, August 16, 2019, at 7:40 p.m. officers set up a RIDE check close to the town core in Bracebridge, and say that within seven minutes began an investigation into the sobriety of a driver.
As a result, a 64 year-old man of no fixed address was charged with Impaired Operation-Over 80 CC 320.14(1)(b) and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on September 17, 2019.
And on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 9:20 p.m., while on general patrol in the town of Gravenhurst, an officer observed some concerning driving behaviour and conducted a traffic stop on Bethune Drive.
As a result of that investigation, the driver — a 31 year-old Bracebridge woman — has been charged with Impaired Operation CC 320.14(1)(a) and Over 80 CC 320.14(1)(b). She will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on September 24, 2019 to answer to her charges.
Police did not release the names of either person charged.
In all cases where a driver is charged with Impaired Driving, their driver’s license is suspended for 90 days and their vehicle is impounded.
If you see someone that you suspect is driving impaired, please call police from your handsfree device at 1-888-310-1122. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.