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A.I. Tells Police To Stop Driver – Impaired Charge For 24 Year Old

(THAMES CENTRE, ON) – On May 15, 2023, at 10:38 p.m., a member of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), while on general patrol in Thames Centre, was alerted by the Automatic Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) program of a possible suspended driver on Dundas Street.

A traffic stop was initiated. Investigation revealed the driver had previously consumed alcohol. An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized. The driver was arrested and transported to the London Police Service headquarters where further tests were administered.

As a result, Sunday AJAK-MAYEN, a 24-year-old of London, has been charged under the Criminal Code and Liquor Licence Control Act with:

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor

The accused has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice to speak to the charges on July 3, 2023.

The Middlesex OPP wants to remind the public that if you see anything suspicious or suspect an impaired driver you should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or your nearest police authority immediately.

If you have any information that could assist with the investigation, the OPP can be reached anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122. 

If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.