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A collision near Pickle Lake has resulted in charges

By CJ Goater Jan 16, 2024 | 5:01 PM

The Ontario Provincial Police has arrested and charged two individuals following a motor vehicle collision.

On the morning of January 15, members of the OPP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 599.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the collision.

Through investigation, it was determined that the driver of the motor vehicle had been impaired by drugs. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the Pickle Lake OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result, a 39-years-old, of Thunder Bay has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code, Highway Traffic Act, and Liquor Licence Control Act (LLCA) with:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Personation with Intent to Avoid Arrest, Prosecution or Obstruct Justice
  • Have Care or Control of Vehicle or Boat with Cannabis Readily Available
  • Having Care of Control of Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor
  • Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence

A 29-year-old from Sioux Lookout was arrested and charged under the LLCA with Having Liquor an Open Container in an Unauthorized Place.

The Thunder Bay resident was held in custody for a scheduled appearance before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sioux Lookout on January 16, 2024.