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16-Dec-2019

Grey Highlands driver charged with impaired driving


Grey Bruce OPP logo at accident

FROM A DECEMBER 16 GREY BRUCE OPP MEDIA RELEASE — On December 13, 2019 at 5:45pm Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a vehicle in the ditch on Grey Road 13, north of Eugenia, Grey Highlands.

OPP officers attended the scene and arrested the driver for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol. Prior to police arrival the driver was making attempts to drive their vehicle out of the ditch.

The driver was transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Meaford for a breath test. The results of the breath test were more than two and half times the legal limit.

The 56 year-old man from Grey Highlands has been charged with operation while impaired with alcohol and drugs, section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration of 80 plus, section 320.14(1)(b) CC.

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on January 2, 2020.  

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 


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Updated March 12, 2020.

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