Driver involved in Collision charged with Impaired


(HAVILLAND TOWNSHIP, ON) – On October 6, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a multi vehicle collision with no injuries on Havilland Shores Road, Havilland Township, Ontario.

As a result of further investigation, Jim ROWLAND-VAS 23 years-old of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Care or control of a motor vehicle while ability impaired by alcohol contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Care of control of a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol contrary to section 253(1)(b) CC,
  • Driving while under suspension contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA),
    Careless Driving contrary to section 130(1) of the HTA.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on November 5, 2018 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.