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January 06, 2021

Impaired driver arrested in Grey Highlands

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On December 29, 2020 at 10:04 pm, Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located a vehicle near a residence on the 9th Line, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

OPP officers spoke with the driver, who failed a roadside screening device. The driver was arrested and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Markdale. A breath test recorded readings over twice the legal limit of 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 50 year-old man from Minden Hills Township, with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration of 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CCC.

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 February 11, 2021.

 


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