On Tuesday April 26, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to attend a motor vehicle collision on the Gravenhurst Parkway south of Reay Road, Gravenhurst after a vehicle crashed into a guard rail, taking out two posts before coming to a stop. Members of the public stopped to assist the driver and ensure his safety until officers arrived.
After an investigation into the circumstances, officers arrested and charged 46 year-old Charles Johnston of Gravenhurst with Operation While Impaired by Drug CC 320.14(1)(a), and Refusal to Comply with Demand CC 320.15(1).
He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge, ON on June 14, 2022 to answer to his charges.
OPP officers have the skills and technology to investigate not only impaired driving incidents involving alcohol, but drug impairment as well with the use of Drug Recognition Experts.
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