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Huntsville OPP Lay Several Charges Over the Easter Long Weekend

Members of the Huntsville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were busy patrolling Huntsville and Lake of Bays this past long weekend.

Between Friday, March 29, 2024, to Monday, April 2, 2024 members from the Huntsville OPP laid a total of 132 traffic related charges. Officers conducted traffic enforcement with a focus on the "Big Four" which include impaired driving, distracted driving, speeding, and lack of seatbelt use. 

The following list includes some of the charges laid over the long weekend:

  • Speeding - 100
  • Seatbelt - 3
  • Distracted Driving - 2
  • Impaired Driving - 1
  • Liquor License Act - 2
  • Cannabis Control Act - 1
  • Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act - 8
  • Canada Shipping Act - 2
  • Other Criminal Code traffic charges - 1
  • Other Provincial traffic charges - 12

The Huntsville OPP would like to thank community members who obey the laws and work with the police and other emergency responders to help keep the roads, trails, and waterways safe.

Thank you to all the hard-working officers last weekend for their efforts and dedication in keeping our communities safe.

The Huntsville OPP is committed to serving our province, including the Town of Huntsville and Lake of Bays. If you have any information about crime in our community, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit your information online at Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, and you will remain anonymous. You will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000

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1012 Dwight Beach Rd
Dwight, ON P0A 1H0

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