(ATIKOKAN, ON) – Shortly after 2:00 am on February 6, 2016 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle driving in a suspicious manner in the area of Banning Lake Road near Sunshine Road.
Officers conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle in question and engaged in an investigation.
As a result of this investigation, Darren ORWALD (33) of Ear Falls has been charged criminally with:
• One count of having over 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood;
• One count of impaired operation of a motor vehicle;
• One count of fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by officer in charge.
ORWALD will appear in Atikokan Provincial Court on Wednesday April 16, 2016 at 11:00 am to answer to these charges.
The OPP is committed to safety for all who utilize Ontario’s roadways. Members of the public are urged to report Impaired Driving by calling 911 in emergency situations. Complaints of impaired, aggressive or careless driving can also be made by calling 1-888-310-1122 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.