(ESPANOLA, ON) – On October 22, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting general law enforcement duties in the Town of Espanola.
Police observed a black pick-up truck traveling on Annette Street with an individual riding in the box. A traffic stop was conducted and the vehicle passenger riding in the box was issued a warning. Upon police speaking with the driver, it was determined the driver had consumed alcohol and was subsequently arrested.
Justin COUSINEAU, 29-years-old, from Sudbury was charged with:
- Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
- Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus) contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) CC
The accused was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on November 21, 2022.