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IMPAIRED CHARGES LAID

On December 1, 2022 around 1:15 am, officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol when they observed a driver travelling at a high rate of speed on County Road 19, in the Municipality of North Grenville. The officer spoke with a male driver before conducting further testing.

A 64 years old from Kemptville was arrested and charged with:

  •     Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs – CC s.320.14(1)(a)
  •     Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) Criminal Code s.320.14(1)(b)

He was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a later date.

On December 2, 2022, shortly after 1:00 pm, officers from Grenville County OPP responded to a traffic complaint of a vehicle all over the road travelling on Highway 416 near the Kemptville exit. After a brief investigation, the driver of a sedan was arrested and taken to a nearby detachment. 

A 46-year-old from Ottawa was charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:

  •     Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs – CC s.320.14(1)(a)
  •     Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) – CCs.320.14(1)(b)

The driver was released and is scheduled to appear at the Brockville Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.

COLLISION ON 401 WB CLOSES LANE

On December 4, 2022 at approximately 10:30 am, officers of the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and other emergency crews responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 401 westbound, east of Maitland.

Investigation revealed that a tractor trailer was travelling eastbound when a tire came off and travelled across the median into the path of a westbound car.

The 23 year old female from Ottawa was transported by paramedics to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The lane was closed for a short period of time while OPP investigated.  The investigation remains ongoing.   

Anyone who believes someone is driving impaired should call 911 or 1-888-310-1122 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-222-8477. Your call could save a life!

 

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