Frontenac OPP lay two impaired driving charges over long weekend

Photo by Logan Cadue.

Over the Family Day long weekend Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid multiple charges including impaired driving.

Shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, officers from Frontenac OPP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Keeley Road.  

As a result of the investigation, the officer determined the situation was a family dispute. According to a report from OPP, dated Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, the driver took the vehicle without the owner’s consent.

Matthew Roy, a 33-year-old from South Frontenac Township Ontario, was charged with:

  • Assault,
  • Take motor vehicle without consent,
  • Failure to comply with release order,
  • Failure to comply with probation order,
  • Operate motor vehicle while impaired,
  • Operate motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 milligrams, and
  • Drive while under suspension.

Roy was held for a bail hearing.

The next day, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, shortly before noon, Frontenac OPP officers responded to a traffic complaint involving a motor vehicle taken without consent, according to the same OPP report.

As a result of the investigation, Martin Stover, a 59-year-old from Central Frontenac Township Ontario, was charged with:

  • Take motor vehicle without consent,
  • Operate motor vehicle while impaired,
  • Operate motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 milligrams, and
  • Drive while under suspension.

Stover was released on an undertaking to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Kingston at a later date.   

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