Hearst OPP Police Press Releases

Christine ACHNEEPINESKUM – Drunk Driving

(HEARST, ON) – One person was arrested for impaired driving on a Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV).  

On March 21, 2024, shortly after 12:00 p.m., the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call reporting a suspicious snowmobile driver, that was stuck on the L 164 trail in Hearst.

Police located the driver and determined that they had been consuming an alcohol beverage.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Hearst detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Christine ACHNEEPINESKUM, 43 years of age of Constance Lake was arrested and charged with the following:

·        Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

·        Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·        Operation while prohibited under the criminal code

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on April 16, 2024 in Hearst.

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