SPEEDER GIVES FALSE NAME
(BLIND RIVER, ON)- On February 14, 2018, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment were on patrol duties on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River.
Shortly after 9:00 p.m. police observed an eastbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and a traffic stop was initiated on Causley Street.
The male driver could not produce a valid driver’s licence and gave a false name to the officer. While being searched a small amount of suspected Cannabis Marijuana was located on his person.
As a result of the investigation, Charles AMBEAULT, 36 years of age from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario was charged with:
- Obstruct Peace Officer, contrary to section 129(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
- Personation with Intent, contrary to section 403(1)(d) of the CC
- Possession of a Schedule II Substance Under 30 grams, contrary to section 4(1) of the
- Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
- Driving While Under Suspension, contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
- Speeding, contrary to section 128 of the HTA.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on March 1, 2018.