Driving On Sidewalks Ends With Impaired Charge For 26 Year Old - Name Released

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Feb 13 18:48:20 MST 2020

(ARRAN-ELDERSLIE, ON) - On January 9, 2020 at 10:42 p.m. Grey Bruce and South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a traffic complaint in town of Chesley, Arran-Elderslie. The vehicle, a (black) car was observed driving carelessly, on sidewalks and almost caused a head on collision.

OPP officers attended and stopped the vehicle on 1st Avenue South behind an apartment building and arrested the driver for impaired driving. The driver provided two breath samples at the OPP detachment. The result of the test were greater than double the legal limit of 80 milligrams (mg) of alcohol.

OPP have charged 26 year old, Alexander NIGANOBE from Arran-Elderslie with Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and Operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mg or greater, section 320.14(1)(b) CC.

The accused has been released on an Undertaking and will appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on February 26, 2020.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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