OPP Police Beat

Thursday, April 24, 2014

North Bay resident charged with impaired

On April 24, 2014 members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) stops on Highway 11, City of North Bay.  One spot check resulted in Tanner MORTON, age 24 being charged with multiple offences. 

-Driving with more than 80 mgs. of alcohol in blood, section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada

-Possession of a schedule II substance, section 4(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substance Act; and with

-Drive motor vehicle-no licence, section 32(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

Anyone with information regarding impaired drivers is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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Hwy 17 - Coniston closure

Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Advisory:

Location:  Hwy 17 E -  Coniston

Brief Description of Event:  Collision resulted in closure of Hwy 17 for Police Investigation

Detour (if available):  In place

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Unknown

The O.P.P. will distribute details and updates of the road advisory as information becomes available.

Please do not call O.P.P. Provincial Communication Centres for road advisory updates or road condition information.

Visit the Ontario Ministry of Transportation website at http://www.mto.gov.on.ca or call 511 for Traveller's Information such as Winter Road Conditions, Construction Reports, Road Closures, Traffic Reports, Traffic Cameras and Interactive Mapping.

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