Whilst driving a Zamboni during a high school hockey game,
Steven James Anderson, age 27, was nearly four times above the
legal limit for driving a motor vehicle. Since Anderson was driving
the vehicle while intoxicated, he has since been charged with a
Steven Anderson was sentenced to nine days in jail, a chemical
dependency evaluation, and he must now pay a $1500 fine and
participate in the state's 24/7 sobriety program.
Steven Anderson was driving the Zamboni during a girls hockey
game in Fargo, and was allegedly driving erratically and crashed
into the boards multiple times.
After several witnesses complained about his erratic driving,
the police came and took him off the ice. Anderson's defense
attorney, Lindsey Haugen, stated to CBC News that the law
was unclear with whether a Zamboni is considered a vehicle in North
Dakota, but the municipal court Judge Stephen Dawson says that
state law is written to include vehicles such as a Zamboni.
Anderson has since apologized to the court, and has remained
sober since the incident, stating that he "just wants to get
it over with."
In Canada, a DUI is a hybrid offence, which means that having
one in the States would make Steven Anderson criminally
inadmissible to Canada. In order to get past this criminal
inadmissibility permanently, Steven Anderson would have to go
through Criminal Rehabilitation, or get a Temporary Resident Permit. Which one he would
need to apply for would depend on how long and how many times you
wish to visit Canada, how long it has been since your sentence has
been completed, and how soon you wish to visit.
If you need help getting into Canada because you have a DUI or
another conviction that makes you criminally inadmissible, please
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