Grey Bruce OPP respond to hundreds of calls on long weekend

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Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 378 calls for service from Friday, August 2 to Monday, August 5.

Officers issued 102 Provincial Offence Notices for various violations while 25 motor vehicle collisions, minor in nature, were reported to OPP.

There were 18 Domestic and Family disputes investigated by Grey Bruce OPP officers, no charges have been laid at this time for these occurrences.  

Traffic on all area highways was heavy over the entire weekend with  68 traffic complaints were called in across the detachment area.

Over 30 of the traffic complaints calls came in for the stretch of Highway 6 from Wiarton to Tobermory.

There were 21 drivers on Highway 6 on Bruce Peninsula, Wiarton to Tobermory, charged with stunt driving-50 kilometres an hour or more over the posted speed limit.

They were issued Provincial Summons for Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound to answer to the charge, their vehicles were impounded for 7 days and their driver's licences were suspended for 7 days

OPP officers patrolling Sauble Beach over the weekend, on bicycles, issued 14 tickets under the Liquor Licence Act.

Grey Bruce OPP continue to ask the public to assist with liquor and by-law compliance on Sauble Beach, by calling in complaints to OPP or Town of South Bruce By-law.

OPP - Non-Emergency # 1-888-310-1122, Emergency Only # 911

SBP By-law - (519) 534-1400 extension 143



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