On the 24th of December 2016 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 20 year old Jonathon Jones of Ellis Road with regards to an impaired driving incident.
It is alleged that at just before 8:00 A.M. on December 24th, the accused was operating a motor vehicle on Wellington Street East at the intersection of Bruce Street in an intoxicated condition. The accused stopped for a red light at Wellington Street East and Bruce Street and did not proceed after the light turned green. A witness observed this and contacted police. Officers soon after located the accused at the intersection passed out in the driver’s seat of the vehicle with the vehicle in drive and his foot on the break.
Officers able to wake the accused and safely get the motor vehicle turned off. The accused was arrested for one count of Impaired Driving and one count of Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Level that was over the legal limit. He will appear in court on January 30th, 2016.