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News Release: June 24, 2017

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Prepared by: M. MELLISH
Posted: June 24, 2017
Occurrence Type: IMPAIRED
Occurrence #: BA17030785
Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

On June 23 at 700 pm a citizen observed a male drinking in his vehicle while travelling Southbound on Bayfield Street.

Police located the vehicle described by the witness a short distance away travelling on Wellington Street.

The vehicle was stopped and Police detected an odor of alcohol on the breath of the 74 year old driver.

A roadside test was administered on the driver which registered a 'fail' reading and he was placed under arrest.

The male was transported to the Barrie Police station where he provided samples of breath.

He was charged with Over 80 and Impaired care and control of a motor vehicle and released with a July court date.