Sudbury man charged with impaired driving in Archipelago Township

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A Sudbury man has been charged with impaired driving after being stopped by West Parry Sound OPP in Archipelago Township on Friday, Feb. 26.

Police say that they were patrolling Highway 69 when they saw a possible impaired driver around 1:45 a.m.

After stopping the vehicle and speaking with the driver, police confirmed that alcohol had been consumed.

Fifty-seven-year-old Eugeniusz Lorenc of Sudbury has been charged with operation while impaired and a blood alcohol concentration of 80 plus, according to police. ​

This is the thirteenth impaired driving charge that West Parry Sound OPP have laid in 2021.

Lorenc was issued 90-day driver's license suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

They are scheduled to appear in Parry Sound court on March 18.

Sarah Cooke’s reporting is funded by the Canadian government through its Local Journalism Initiative.

Sarah Cooke, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Parry Sound North Star