Vehicle in ditch leads to arrest and charges

GORE BAY–On Tuesday, March 3 at 6:10 pm, the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch on Gore Street in the Town of Gore Bay. Upon arrival, police located the driver and determined there were no injuries.

As a result of the investigation the driver, a 59-year-old male of Gore Bay, was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and failing to provide a breath sample, both contrary to the Criminal Code (CC).

The accused was released on a promise to appear to attend before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on Monday, April 13 to answer to his charges.