North Bay Police Service
On 17th Jan at 2:01 a.m. North Bay Police noticed a front end loader on McKeown Ave that appeared to be travelling faster than expected.
The loader struck a snow bank as it turned into a parking lot.
The vehicle was stopped by police, alcohol consumption was suspected and a baggie of 3 grams of what is believed to be marijuana was located.
A 25 year old North Bay man was arrested and charged with impaired driving, over .08, and possession of a controlled substance.
He is to appear in court on the 28th Jan 2014.
Csts Jennifer Hollingshead and Geoff Whittle are investigating.