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Orillia OPP nab driver who has been suspended since 1982

Stop was initiated 'due to safety concerns for the vehicle'
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RAMARA TOWNSHIP - Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged one male with multiple Highway Traffic Act violations following a traffic stop.

On April 9, 2022 shortly before 5 p.m., an Orillia OPP officer stopped a pickup truck in the Brechin area due to safety concerns for the vehicle. Upon speaking with the driver, police learned that he was a suspended driver since 1982.  

As a result of the investigation, an 82-year-old male from Kirkfield, was charged with the following Highway Traffic Act offences:
    •    drive unsafe motor vehicle, HTA 84
    •    drive while under suspension, HTA 53(1) x3

His vehicle was subsequently seized and towed.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to please call the Orillia OPP at 705 326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. You will remain anonymous, will not be required to testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.