Transport driver charged with impaired


On June 21, 2017 at approximately 11:30 pm Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of an erratic driving complaint involving a tractor trailer unit travelling eastbound on Highway 17.

A short time later an officer on patrol observed a vehicle matching the description given travelling eastbound on Highway 17 swerving between lanes and onto the gravel portion of the roadway.

The vehicle was pulled over and as a result of further police investigation the driver, Iqbal SOOS, 61 years old, of Brampton, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
Care or Control of a Motor Vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol contrary to section 253(1)(b) CC
The accused was released on a Recognizance to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste. Marie on July 10, 2017.  The accused also received a 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a 7 day impoundment on the tractor trailer unit.