OPP Police Press Releases West Nipissing

Patrick LAFLEUR Was Arrested

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – A driver was charged with impaired driving after police conducted a traffic stop.

On April 18, 2024, shortly after 1:30 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop with a possible impaired driver on Main Street, West Nipissing.

The driver was arrested for impaired driving, then transported to the OPP detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Patrick LAFLEUR, 22 years-of-age, from West Nipissing, was charged with, operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) and operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs.

The accused was release and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on May 2, 2024, in North Bay.

The driver was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The OPP would like to remind the public that if you see a possible impaired driver on our roadways, waterways, or trails, please “Make the Call,” and dial 9-1-1 as impaired driving never ends well, please plan a way to get home safely.