Charged With Impaired

Sault Ste. Marie Police Services

On June 20, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 34-year-old Derek Folz for impaired driving.

At 3:03 a.m. police received a call of an unknown vehicle in a driveway on Smale Avenue. Officers arrived and located the accused behind the wheel of the described vehicle. Upon speaking with the accused, officers detected alcohol coming from the accused and developed grounds to believe his ability to operate a vehicle was impaired.

He was arrested and later provided two breath samples into an approved device, registering two fail results. He is charged with impaired driving alcohol and drugs and impaired driving blood alcohol concentration (80 plus). He is scheduled to appear in court on July 27, 2020.