ORILLIA — A pair of 911 calls about an erratic driver on Hwy. 11 led police here to charge a Gravenhurst man with impaired driving.
Provincial police in Orillia say they received two tips from the pubic and arrested and charged the driver numerous other offences including no driver’s licence.
They say that on Sunday, Sept. 27, just after 5 p.m. the OPP were called by a concerned citizen who said a white car was being driven erratically on the highway near Orillia.
A short while later, police got similar call and quickly responded.
At 5:25 p.m. officers located the vehicle in a driveway in the north end of Orillia.
An investigation revealed the man was a prohibited driver under the Criminal Code.
The driver was arrested and the investigation continued.
As a result, Levi Sipos, 22, was charged with:
Operation While Impaired – Alcohol, contrary to Section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus), contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code
Dangerous Operation, contrary to Section 320.13(1) of the Criminal Code
Obstruct Peace Officer, contrary to Section 129(a) of the Criminal Code
Operation While Prohibited Under the Criminal Code, contrary to Section 320.18(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
Driving Motor Vehicle with Liquor Readily Available, contrary to Section 32(1) of the Liquor License Act
Fail to Surrender Insurance Card, contrary to Section 3(1) of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Sipos was released on a Form 10 Undertaking to appear Nov. 24, 2020, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Orillia.