(GRAVENHURST, ON) – On Thursday, October 13th just before 2am a Bracebridge OPP officer was conducting general patrol in Gravenhurst when he became concerned about the driving behaviour of a vehicle that was hauling a trailer on Muskoka Road North.
The officer conducted a traffic stop on Muskoka Road North and ultimately the truck stopped crossing both lanes of the road.
As a result of the investigation it was determined the attached trailer had been stolen from a business in Barrie, as were some of the items inside the trailer.
The driver of the vehicle, 53 year-old David Hutchinson of Bala was arrested and charged with the following offenses:
Driving While Ability was Impaired by Drugs
Possession of Schedule II substance
Possession of Schedule I substance
Two counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
Failing to Surrender Licence
Fail to Surrender Permit for Trailer
Use Plate Not Authorized for Vehicle
The accused will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on November 15th.