Greenstone OPP Police Press Releases

Kelsey GAGNON – Drunk Driving

(GREENSTONE, ON) – One individual is facing a lengthy list of charges following a traffic complaint.

On June 29, 2024, at approximately 9:00 p.m., members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspect impaired driver. Officers located the vehicle on First Street East in the Municipality of Greenstone and initiated a traffic stop.  

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 Greenstone OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result, Kelsey GAGNON, 28-years-old, of Aroland First Nation, has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code, Highway Traffic Act, and Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act with:

·        Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

·        Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs

·        Operate Motor Vehicle Without Insurance

·        Drive Motor Vehicle, No Plates

·        Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence

·        Fail to Apply for Permit on Becoming Owner

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Greenstone on July 25, 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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