Single Vehicle Collision Results in Impaired Charge


(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) – On June 4, 2021 at 2:28 p.m. members of the Manitoulin Ontario Provinical Police (OPP) were dispatched to Highway 17 and Sugar Lake Road regarding a single motor vehicle collision.

As a result of the investigation, Matthew PILON, a 29-year-old of Spanish has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada (CC)
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC

The drivers licence was suspended for a period of ninety days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The Manitoulin OPP wants to remind the public that if you see anything suspicious or suspect an impaired driver you should contact the OPP or your nearest police authority immediately.