(OTTAWA, ON) – On Sunday March 31, 2019 shortly after 2:00 a.m. officers with the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 417 in the area of Terry Fox Drive.
The motor vehicle was safely intercepted and stopped by officers. The male driver, Todd MCLARTY, 56 year old of Peterborough, Ontario was charged with:
– Dangerous Driving contrary to section 320.13(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada
– Operation of a Motor Vehicle while over 80 milligrams of alcohol contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada
– Operation of a Motor Vehicle while Impaired by alcohol contrary to section 320.14 (1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on April 17, 2019 at 161 Elgin Street in Ottawa.
The Ottawa OPP reminds all motorists to not operate motor vehicles after consuming alcohol or drugs.