Traffic Complaints Lead to Impaired Driver Arrest

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FROM/DE:   Grey Bruce Detachment                   DATE: July 3, 2020

 

TRAFFIC COMPLAINTS LEAD TO IMPAIRED DRIVER ARREST

 (NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On July 2, 2020 at 4:39 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received several traffic complaints regarding a possible impaired driver in a white car near Dunks Bay Road, South Bruce Peninsula.

Officers attended and located this vehicle involved in the complaints. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. A breath test, conducted by a qualified breath technician, recorded almost three times the legal limit of 80 milligrams (mg) of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. 

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 48 year old, from London, ON with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80mg or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CC.

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and is required to attend Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on September 10, 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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 Contact: PC Adam Belanger

               Media Relations Officer

Email: adam.belanger@opp.ca

Twitter - @OPP_WR

Facebook - @OPPWest

www.opp.ca

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