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OPP Police Press Releases Whitesand First Nation

Jasmine LACHINETTE – Impaired Driving

(WHITESAND FIRST NATION, ON) – One individual is facing impaired operation charges in Whitesand First Nation.  

On July 1, 2024, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Armstrong Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol in the area of Miigizi Meekana Drive and observed a known suspended driver operating a motor vehicle.

Through investigation, it was determined that the driver of the motor vehicle had been impaired by alcohol. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest and transported back to the Armstrong OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result, Jasmine LACHINETTE, 39-years-old, of Armstrong, has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act with:

·        Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs

·        Driving While Under Suspension

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on July 30, 2024.

The OPP remains committed to taking alcohol/drug-impaired drivers off our roads through enforcement and public education. If you suspect that someone is driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it.

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