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March 05, 2021

Impaired Chatsworth driver arrested in Markdale

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On March 3, 2021, at 12:35 pm, Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint involving a possible impaired on Argyle Street in the Village of Markdale, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

OPP officers located this vehicle and spoke with the driver, who failed a roadside screening device. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and transported to the Markdale OPP detachment. A breath test recorded readings over twice the legal limit of 80 milligrams (mg) of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 45 year-old man, from Chatsworth, with operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mg or more, section 320.14(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada.

This driver was also charged with five Provincial Offences Act offences.

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

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on April 1, 2021.


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