(ESPANOLA, ON) – On December 17, 2020, at approximately 8:47 a.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Sagamok Road, in Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation.
Police located the vehicle and determined the driver had consumed alcohol. The driver was arrested and brought to the Espanola detachment for further testing.
As a result, Emily KOZACHANKO, 31-years-old, of Espanola was charged with:
- Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC), and
- Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus), Contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC.
The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on March 1, 2020, in Espanola.
The accused was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.
This charge marks the 61stth driver charged under Criminal Impaired Driving Laws in the Manitoulin OPP Detachment area in 2020.