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Impaired driver:

On December 6, 2021, at around 5:15 p.m., officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint regarding an erratic driver on Rideau Street. Officers attended and spoke with the driver and conducted further investigation.

A male, aged 59, from North Grenville was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:

Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs sec.320.14(1)(a); and Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) sec. 320.14(1)(b).

The driver’s licence was seized and the vehicle was towed. The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on January 14, 2022.

Wrong Way Driver:

On December 7, 2021, at around 3:30 a.m., members of the Grenville County OPP received a 911 call with regards to a pickup truck travelling south bound in the north bound lanes on Highway 416. The vehicle was safely stopped just before the junction of Highway 401 and Highway 416. After the driver was spoken to, an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized at the scene. The driver was arrested and brought to detachment for further testing.

A female from Prescott was charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:

Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs sec.320.14(1)(a); and Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) sec. 320.14(1)(b).

The driver’s licence was seized and the vehicle was towed. The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on January 7, 2022.

The OPP is reminding the public that a 90-day automatic drivers licence suspension, and a seven day impoundment of your vehicle, accompanies any impaired driving charge. The Grenville County OPP remains committed to reducing impaired driving. Your help is requested in assisting with keeping our roads safe. If you suspect a driver is impaired, call 911. You could be responsible for saving a life.

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