OPP Police Press Releases

John Salvagna Facing Impaired Driving Charge

(HUNTSVILLE, ON) Tuesday December 1st, 2020 at approximately 10:12 a.m., Officers from the Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a car swerving from shoulder to shoulder while being driven on highway #35 in the township of Lake of Bays. Police conducted a traffic stop of the car and determined that the driver was under the influence of an intoxicating substance. 

The investigation resulted in John Salvagna a 52 year old male from Algonquin Highlands Township, Ontario being charged with the following:

–  Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired, contrary to section 320.14 (1)(a) 

  of the Criminal Code.

Salvagna was released and will be appearing in the Ontario Court of Justice, Huntsville Ontario, on January 20th, 2020 to answer to his charge.

Huntsville OPP remains committed to ensuring Ontario roads are safe from alcohol-impaired and drug-impaired drivers. The OPP is reminding drivers that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when operating a motor vehicle.  

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