OPP release – Don’t drink and drive!! People! Jeez Louise

By OPP – Bancroft

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The OPP charge yet another boater in drink and drive? Doh?

An accident on Eels Lake, located in Highlands East, saw a pleasure boat collide with a dock and a parked boat on July 2 at approximately 1 a.m.

Officers from the Bancroft detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police attended Phillips Drive to access the area of the collision.

An investigation by the OPP revealed that a pleasure boat had struck a dock and a parked boat on the east shore of the lake. An adult female who was operating the boat was arrested for over 80 and transported to the Bancroft OPP detachment for an intoxilyzer test.

A 48-year-old woman from the Whitby area wasn charged with operating a vessel with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in her blood, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. The charged female was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Bancroft court on July 19, 2011.

The driver along with a 46-year-old male passenger did not sustain any injury.