Early Monday morning, just before 1:00 a.m., the Barrie Police Service was made aware of a motor vehicle that left the roadway near the intersection of Essa and Harvie Roads.

Upon arrival at the scene, police located a motor vehicle that was stuck in the snow. The investigating officer noted that the lone occupant of motor vehicle exhibited signs of impairment and as a result, he was placed under arrest for impaired driving.

The male was transported to Barrie Police Headquarters where the investigation continued and concluded with charges of Impaired Operation and Drive Over .80mgs. being laid.

The accused, a 22-year-old from Barrie, was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on February 22, 2023.

Occurrence #: BA23007845
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Peter Leon


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