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COLLISION INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES

COLLISION INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES

Prescott – On January 29, 2019 at approximately 10 p.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a motor vehicle collision that had occurred on private property. A  pick-up truck, travelling on County Road 21, in Augusta Township, had exited the highway, striking a unoccupied vehicle that was parked at a residence and then proceeded into an adjacent field, before becoming stuck in the snow.

The involved driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol and, as a result, 58-year-old David Ratcliffe of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Township was charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

•          Operation while impaired

•          Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80mg plus

His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days. He was released on a promise to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on February 22, 2019.

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