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NOVICE DRIVER LEARNS A TOUGH LESSON

On August 10, 2020, shortly after midnight, Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint about a vehicle, driving erratically, southbound on Highway 416 shortly after the Kemptville exit. An officer located the suspect vehicle and, after the driver was spoken to, an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized at the scene. The young driver was charged with a Highway Traffic Act (HTA) charge – Novice Driver BAC above Zero. The driver’s licence was seized.

AMBULANCE ASSIST

On August 12, 2020 just before 2:00 a.m. Grenville County OPP officers were called for an ambulance assist on Scott Road in the Edwardsburgh Township. A 16 year old youth had become unconscious after a suspected Fentanyl overdose. Leeds and Grenville EMS were able to administer Naloxone successfully and the youth was transported to a hospital.

Anyone who encounters a person who appears to be in a state of overdose should immediately call 911. For general information about opioids, visit the Health Canada or Government of Ontario websites.

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