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Vehicle found in ditch with unresponsive man inside

He was unharmed, but faces drug and alcohol-related charges
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On Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at 7:13 a.m., a passersby located a single motor vehicle in the ditch on Mount St. Louis Road East near Line 10 of Oro-Medonte Township. 

An adult male was unresponsive inside the vehicle. After investigation it appeared the collision had occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. The lone male located in the 2013 black Mitsubishi Lancer was uninjured. 

He was charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule II substance - cannabis contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Intoxicated in a public place contrary to Section 31(4) of the Liquor Licence Act and
  • Fail to report an accident contrary to Section 199(1) of the Highway Traffic Act