On Tuesday, February 4 at 5 p.m. Almaguin Highlands OPP officers were called to a possible intoxicated male on Highway 520.
Police found the man and discovered that he had been driving his snowmobile and was involved in a single-vehicle collision. Police say the driver had been drinking and was issued a roadside breathalyzer, which he failed.
As a result, the driver, Tyler Hallett, 24 of Novar, north of Huntsville was arrested and charged with:
- Operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs
- Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
- Operation while prohibited under the criminal code
Hallett was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on February 27 in Sundridge.