SE OPP Wawa – Driver Charged with Impaired after Complaint

A traffic complaint from a concerned citizen has resulted in an impaired charge for one individual. On December 4, 2023, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver on Broadway Avenue in Wawa.

Officers located the suspect vehicle and investigation revealed the driver was impaired by drug. As a result, Pascal GAGNON, 47 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on January 8, 2024 in Wawa. The accused was issued a 90-day Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The Superior East OPP reminds motorists that no amount of alcohol or drug is acceptable to consume and drive. If you believe a driver is impaired, please call 9-1-1 or contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Superior East Ontario Provincial Police