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OPP Police Press Releases Red Lake

Kyle BARR Was Arrested

(RED LAKE, ON) – Proactive traffic enforcement has resulted in two Winnipeg residents facing charges.

On June 29, 2024, shortly before 10:30 p.m., members of the Red Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol on Highway 125 in the Municipality of Red Lake when they observed a motor vehicle parked halfway on the roadway.

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 to the Red Lake OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result, Kyle BARR, 31-years-old, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code, Highway Traffic Act (HTA)and Liquor Licence Control Act (LLCA) with:

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

·        Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs

·        Driving Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor

·        Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Red Lake on August 15, 2024.

A 23-year-old, of Winnipeg, Manitoba was charged under the HTA and LLCA with:

·        Fail to Identify Self

·        Being Intoxicated in Public Place

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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