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Elliot Lake driver faces impaired charge in Red Lake

Officers responded to a traffic complaint early Tuesday morning
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On Aug. 2, 2022 at approximately 12:54 a.m., officers from the Red Lake and Ear Falls Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint on Fifth Street, Balmertown, within the Municipality of Red Lake.

Through investigation, it was determined that the operator of the motor vehicle had been consuming alcoholic beverages. The officer made a demand for an approved screening device breath sample. The driver failed, was placed under arrest and returned to the detachment for further tests.

As a result of the investigation Keiran Larin, 27 of Elliot Lake, was charged with:
    •    Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code

He was released by way of Undertaking for Red Lake court on Sept. 15, 2022 at 9 a.m. to answer to the charges.

Motorists who drive impaired by alcohol or drugs are subject to drivers licence suspensions, fines, vehicle impoundments, criminal records and increased insurance costs. Please drive responsibly, don't drink and drive.

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.