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Complaint leads to impaired driving charge in Innisfil

Stoney Creek man, 63, charged after complaint about driving on Highway 400
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On Sunday, Sept. 18, at approximately 8:50 p.m., the South Simcoe Police Service responded to a citizen-initiated complaint regarding a vehicle that had travelled southbound on Highway 400 and exited at the ONroute in the Town of Innisfil.

As a result of an investigation, 63-year-old Mikel Schneider of Stoney Creek was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired (excess blood-alcohol). His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

Impaired driving affects your ability to react and increases the chance of a collision. Impaired drivers not only put themselves at risk, but also others with whom they share the road. Drive sober. Make the right choice for road safety. Thank you to the citizens who call 911 to report suspected impaired drivers.