OPP Police Press Releases

Drunk Driving Charge At RIDE – MORRISON

(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) 2020 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign commenced on November 21, 2020 and will continue until January 2, 2021. During the first week of the campaign from November 21 to November 27, officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted 17 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area.  No impaired driving or over 80mg charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.

On November 26, 2020, shortly after 11:00 p.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision on Portage Road in the Town of Petawawa. The involved vehicle left the roadway, struck a mailbox and came to rest in the ditch. The driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle and was not injured.  As part of the investigation a Roadside Screening Device was utilized and the driver was transported to the detachment for further testing. 

As a result of this investigation 30 year-old Kelcie Allyse MORRISON of Laurentian Valley Township has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg

 The accused had their license suspended for 90 days and their vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days. The driver was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear on December 22, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke.

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