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Orillia man facing impaired charges

Officers on patrol stopped the vehicle and impounded the vehicle
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Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have arrested and charged an individual from Orillia with impaired driving following a traffic stop in the City of Orillia.

On June 22, 2022, shortly after 12:30 a.m., officers on patrol conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act violation. Upon speaking with the driver an impaired driving investigation was initiated.

 The driver was subsequently arrested and transported to the OPP detachment for further investigation.

As a result, Joshua Darling, age 35, of Orillia, has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired- alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released on an undertaking and is set to appear on July 7, 2022, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Orillia. Their vehicle was impounded for seven days and was issued an Administrative Drivers Licence suspension for 90 days.  

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