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April 19, 2021

Driver refuses to provide breath sample in Grey Highlands

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On April 14, 2021 at 1:26 am, members of the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Grey Road 14, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

A motorist had driven off of the roadway and was stuck in a ditch.

OPP officers spoke with the driver, who displayed obvious signs of impairment. The driver was uncooperative with officers and refused to provide a breath sample into the approved screening device.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 19 year-old woman, from Brockton with the following offences:

  • Failure or refusal to comply with demand, section 320.15(1) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC)
  • Obstruct a peace officer, section 129(a) CCC

The accused's driver's licence is suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on May 27, 2021.


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