Man Charged with Impaired Operation of Snowmobile

On Monday, March 13th, 2023, members of the Hanover Police Service responded to a traffic complaint involving snowmobiles in the 500 block of 7th Avenue. On arrival, police located the snowmobiles and had conversations with both drivers. One of the drivers, a 36-year-old West Grey man was found to be impaired by alcohol. Police arrested the man who later provided samples of his breath, which were more, then twice the legal limit of permitted alcohol. He was also found to be uninsured and unlicensed. Hanover Police have charged the man under the Criminal Code with Impaired Operation and Operation with Over 80mgs of Alcohol. He was further charged under the Motorized Snow Vehicles Act with having no insurance or license. He was later released with an upcoming court date in Walkerton.