Call from a concerned citizen leads to Impaired Driving charges in Orillia

Reported a man drinking alcohol in parking lot

A 25-year-old Barrie man has been charged after a concerned citizen reported a man drinking alcohol in the parking lot of a restaurant on Memorial Avenue in Orillia.

Officers located the vehicle and spoke with the driver. After conducting an impaired driving investigation, the driver was arrested and charged with:

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

The accused was released and will answer to the charges on July 6.