David SIMPSON - Drunk Driving

Source: OPP
Date: Thu May 24 03:07:44 MST 2018

(MUNICIPALITY OF POWASSAN, ON) - On May 22, 2018, at approximately 5:18 p.m., officers from the North Bay and Powassan Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver leaving a licenced establishment in the City of North Bay, Ontario. As a result of the police investigation, David SIMPSON, age 58, of the Municipality of Powassan, Ontario, has been charged with:

Officers located the vehicle on Chiswick Line in the Municipality of Powassan, Ontario. After speaking with the driver, officers detected the odour of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. The driver provided a sample into the roadside screening device and registered a fail. The driver was arrested and transported to the Powassan OPP Detachment for breath tests. The tests revealed that he had over the legal limit of alcohol in his blood. As a result of the police investigation, David SIMPSON, age 58, of the Municipality of Powassan, Ontario, has been charged with:

Driving while ability impaired by alcohol contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC), and
Driving with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in blood contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the CC.


The accused was issued a 90 day Automatic Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS), and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days. He was released on a Promise to Appear (PTA) and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay, Ontario, on June 12, 2018.


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