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'Driving behaviour' leads to impaired charges for area man: OPP

Officers on patrol noticed the erratic driving and pulled over the motorist at 2:35 a.m. Friday morning

On Dec. 2, 2022 at 2:35 a.m. a Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was on general patrol on Muskoka Road 169 in Gravenhurst and became concerned about the driving behaviour of a motorist.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and subsequently arrested and charged 29-year-old Nickolas Barnes of Gravenhurst with Impaired Operation of a Vehicle CC 320.14(1)(a) and Over 80 CC 320.14(1)(b).

He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on Jan. 3, 2022 to answer to his charges. Furthermore, his licence has been suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded.