Male Charged with Impaired Driving


On July 14, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 48 year old Andrew Heipel of Meadow Park Crescent for impaired driving.

Near midnight on July 13, 2019 police observed the accused operating a vehicle and having trouble maneuvering curves in the roadway. Officers conducted a traffic stop and detected a strong smell of alcohol coming from the accused.

He refused to provide a breath sample to officers and was taken into custody. He is charged with one count of impaired operation and one count of impaired operation – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus.) He is scheduled to appear in court on August 19, 2019