PARRY SOUND, ON- A trio of Ontario residents are facing impaired driving charges from Parry Sound.

According to the West Parry Sound OPP, the first incident took place on Friday evening. Officers were contacted about a crash along Highway 69 in Britt-Byng Inlet around 4:30 p.m., and found that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The driver, a 38 year old man from Dufferin, was charged with operation while impaired.

He’s headed to the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on October 31, 2019, and was issued a 90-day Automatic Drivers Licence Suspension. His vehicle was also impounded for seven days.

The next impaired driver was found while officers were patrolling on Sunday morning in Parry Sound. While on Parry Sound Drive, officers saw a vehicle travelling at 120 km per hour in a 50 zone, and stopped the vehicle.

After they spoke with the driver, they concluded she had consumed alcohol.

The 32 year old woman from McKellar Township is facing the following charges:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs, contrary to Section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code,
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC and
  • Race a motor vehicle, contrary to Section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act.

She’s headed to court in Parry Sound the same day as the man from Dufferin. She also had her license suspended for 90 days, with her vehicle impounded for seven.

The third incident was on Tuesday. Officers had been patrolling in Parry Sound, and stopped a vehicle on Seguin Street. They found the male driver had been consuming alcohol.

The 54 year old Parry Sound resident is now charged with the following:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs, contrary to Section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code,
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC

He is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on November 21, 2019. The accused was issued a 90-day license suspension, and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

To date, West Parry Sound OPP have charged 53 operators with impaired operation of a motor vehicle in 2019.