Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release LEEDS COUNTY (Brockville) IMPAIRED DRIVER – CAUGHT TWICE IN A WEEK 2016-09-16
(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing investigations into an impaired driver stopped twice in just over a week.
On the 5TH of September 2016 at about 1:15 AM O.P.P officers stopped a vehicle on Highway 401 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township for a Highway Traffic Act offence. As a result of further investigation Vinayagalingam ABEYALINGAM, 34 years old of Quebec, faces a charge of impaired driving. His court appearance is scheduled for the 7th of October 2016 in Brockville.
On the 14th of September 2016 OPP received information regarding a suspected prohibited driver on Highway 401 in Leeds County. The driver was stopped eastbound in the Mallorytown area and as a result of an investigation was arrested for alcohol and driving offences.
Vinayagalingam ABEYALINGAM, 34 years old of Quebec is being held for bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division – Brockville in relation to this occurrence, facing charges of Refusing to Provide a Breath Sample, Failing to Comply with a Recognizance (x2), and Driving While Disqualified. He is also facing a charge under the Highway Traffic Act for Driving while Under Suspension and Driving without Insurance.
While this is his second alcohol related offence in Leeds County, it’s his third offence in the last several weeks.