On December 7, 2021 at 9:10 p.m. Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police received a call for a motor vehicle that failed to remain after colliding with a vehicle on Muskoka Road 169, in the Town of Gravenhurst. Within thirty minutes police received a second call of a vehicle stopped in an intersection on Muskoka Road 169. When Police arrived the male driver was behind the wheel finishing his chicken wings, and he was unaware of the collision.
As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged 67-year-old William Newlove of Muskoka Lakes, ON, with Impaired Operation CC 320.14(1) (a), Over 80 CC 320.14(1)(b) and Fail to report accident. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on January 4, 2022 to answer to his charges.
Officers will continue to patrol our roadways and trails and those drivers found impaired by alcohol or drugs will have a date in criminal court, have their driver’s license suspended immediately for 90 days and vehicle impounded for 7 days.
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