Kapuskasing OPP Police Press Releases

Philippe DOYLE – Impaired Driving

(KAPUSKASING, ON) – A traffic stop conducted in Kapuskasing led to an impaired driving arrest.

On May 8, 2024, shortly after 1:00 a.m., the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Ontario Avenue in Kapuskasing. 

Upon speaking with the driver police determined that they had been consuming an alcoholic beverage.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Kapuskasing Falls detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Philippe DOYLE, 41 years of age of Kapuskasing, was charged with the following:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Use plate not authorized for vehicle
  • Operate unsafe vehicle
  • Class G1 licence holder – drive at unlawful hour
  • Class G1 licence holder – unaccompanied by a qualified driver
  • Novice driver – fail to surrender licence

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on June 3, 2024 in Kapuskasing. The accused was also issued a 90-day Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS), and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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