Police responding to a structure fire in Tay Township on Aug. 22 were alerted to possible impaired driver who had driven a truck onto a resident’s front lawn damaging it.
Southern Georgian Bay OPP located the pick up truck and the male driver nearby.
An investigation revealed that the man was not only impaired but was driving a stolen truck containing more than $5,000 worth of stolen items while on probation. He also had a suspended licence and was on probation. Police recovered the truck and stolen items.
Jeffery Tell, 41, of Tay Township was charged with six offences including property obtained by crime over $5,000, failure to comply with a probation order, impaired driving, driving with more than 80 mgs of blood alcohol, driving with a suspended…