BRACEBRIDGE — A school safety enforcement inspection program has led to an impaired driving charge against a man on his way to work near the high school.
Police say that s school returns and there is an increase in students traveling on foot and bicycle as well as on school buses, provincial police have been focusing time and enforcement measures in school zones in order to promote awareness and to ensure that everyone reaches their destination safely.
They say officers were in the area of Clearbroook Trail in Bracebridge at 9 a.m. Monday Sept. 13 and stopped a motorist on his way to a jobsite near the Bracebridge Muskoka Lakes Secondary School.
Police suspected the driver had consumed alcohol and after an investigation arrested and charged 24-year-old Reuben Aasman, of Waterdown, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle while Impaired by Alcohol CC 320.14(1)(a), Over 80 CC 320.14(1)(b); and Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine CDSA 4(1).
Aasman is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge Nov. 23 to answer to his charges. Furthermore Aasman driver’s license has been suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded.