Impaired and super speeder drivers charged in Russell County

An OPP Cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

Impaired driving

ROCKLAND – Russell County OPP officers responded to a traffic complaint on County Road 17 in Rockland, shortly before 5:15 p.m. on May 14. 

 Krista Deborah Lois Bullis, 32, of Rockland, was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a)

 

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND – A Russell County OPP officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Joanisse Road in Clarence-Rockland shortly before 2:45 a.m. on May 17. An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was used on the driver.

 As a result of the investigation, Tyler Blake McQuaid, 25, of Ottawa, was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a) and
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b) 

Both motorists received a 90-day driver’s license suspension and the vehicles were also impounded for seven days.

The motorists are scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on July 22.

 

Super speeders

THE NATION – A Russell County OPP officer was conducting stationary radar enforcement on Route 500 West shortly after 8 p.m. on May 12, in The Nation. The officer observed a vehicle travelling 133 km/h in a 80 km/h zone.

As a result of the investigation, an 18-year-old, from Embrun, was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

 

RUSSELL – A Russell County OPP officer was conducting moving radar enforcement on Eadie Road in Russell shortly after 7:30 a.m. on May 13. The officer observed a vehicle travelling 146 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.

 As a result of the investigation, a 17-year old, from Kenmore, was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

 

EMBRUN – While conducting radar enforcement on St-Guillaume Road in Embrun a Russell County OPP officer observed a vehicle travelling 110 km/h in a 50 km/h zone at 10 p.m. on May 16.

As a result of the investigation a 45-year-old, from Cantley, Quebec was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

The motorists received a seven day driver’s license suspension and their vehicles were also impounded for seven days.

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