A Brampton teen – with a G1 licence – is facing numerous drinking and driving-related charges after he was nabbed by Ontario Provincial Police in Bolton.
The incident took place on Dec. 7 at 10:48 pm.
That’s when OPP’s Caledon community response unit was conducting RIDE spot checks on Albion Vaughan Rd., north of Mayfield Rd.
A black 2015 Honda Civic entered the RIDE spot check and an officer allegedly saw open alcohol in the car.
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The officer then spoke to the driver, and allegedly smelled alcohol on his breath.
The driver failed a test, and was arrested.
The suspect, a 17-year-old boy – whose name is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act – is charged with: drive motor vehicle with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood; person under 19 years consuming alcohol; drive motor vehicle with open container of liquor; drive in contravention of conditions; young driver – B.A.C. above zero; class G1 licence holder – unaccompanied by qualified driver.
The boy is scheduled to appear in Orangeville court on Dec. 28.