OPP: Traffic complaints result in impaired charges

One individual is facing charges after they struck a mailbox before their vehicle came to rest in the ditch on Highway 6 in Northern Bruce Peninsula.

On June 22, 2024, at 8:31 p.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report that a vehicle just struck a mailbox and has driven across the property of a residence. Police located a damaged vehicle down the road from the damaged mailbox. As police were speaking to the driver, the driver was displaying signs of impairment.

A 28-year-old of Georgian Bluffs was charged with the following offences:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
·      Fail to remain

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on August 1, 2024.

Should you observe a suspected impaired driver, please dial 911 or contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or *677 from a cell phone.

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The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an impaired driver after receiving a traffic complaint by a citizen in Walkerton, in the Municipality of Brockton.

On June 23, 2024, members of the South Bruce OPP were contacted by a concerned citizen in the Municipality of Brockton due to the driving of an observed motorist. At approximately 8:44 p.m., police stopped the vehicle to check the sobriety of the driver. The driver was placed under arrest.

A 60-year-old female, from the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – drug
  • Possession of a controlled drug

A reminder to the public leading up to Canada Day long weekend that police will be out targeting impaired driving. Traffic safety is everyone’s responsibility.

The South Bruce OPP is reminding the public to report impaired driving by calling 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 $2000.