Drunk driving charges laid after Orillia OPP wake up slumbering driver in idling truck

24-year-old Orillia man charged

Sleeping Beauty he ain’t.

A 24-year-old Orillia man is facing drunk driving charges after they say he was found sleeping behind the wheel. Orillia OPP were summoned to a Memorial Avenue parking lot around 1:30 Sunday afternoon by a concerned citizen. They told police there was a pickup truck stopped in the lot and the driver was fast asleep.

Police arrived to find the vehicle still running and the driver unresponsive. Officers were able to get into the vehicle and rouse the driver. He now has an October court date.