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Eugenio QUINTERO QUIJANO Was Arrested

(EAR FALLS, ON) – A traffic complaint has resulted in one individual being arrested and charged with impaired operation.

On June 8, 2024, shortly after 11:00 a.m., members of the Red Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a suspected impaired driver at a local business in Ear Falls.

Through investigation, it was determined that the driver of the motor vehicle had been impaired by alcohol. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the Red Lake OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result, Eugenio QUINTERO QUIJANO, 54-years-old, of Ear Falls has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act with:

·        Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

·        Novice Driver – B.A.C. Above Zero

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Red Lake on July 18, 2024.

The OPP remains committed to taking alcohol/drug-impaired drivers off our roads through enforcement and public education. If you suspect that someone is driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it.

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