Sault man charged with impaired in Sudbury


(SUDBURY, ON) – A driver was charged with impaired driving after police conducted a traffic stop for speeding.

On March 2, 2024, shortly after 9:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 69, in the City of Greater Sudbury.

The driver was arrested for impaired driving, then transported to the Sudbury OPP detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Yokithan JEYAKUMAR, 29 years-of-age, from Sault Ste Marie, was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Dangerous operation

The accused was release and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on March 27, 2024, in Sudbury.

The driver was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The OPP would like to remind the public that if you see a possible impaired driver on our roadways, waterways, or trails, please “Make the Call,” and dial 9-1-1 as impaired driving never ends well, please plan a way to get home safely.


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