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20 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge

(MEAFORD, ON) – On January 31, 2021 at 12:25 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint in Meaford. OPP Officers located and stopped the suspect vehicle on Sykes Street South, in the Municipality of Meaford.

The driver failed a roadside screening device, so they were arrested for impaired driving and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Markdale. A breath test recorded readings over the legal limit of 80 milligrams (mgs) of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. 

Grey Bruce OPP have charged Brock DAER, 20 years-of-age, from Meaford, with operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration – 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused’s driver’s licence is suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and impounded for seven days.

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on March 11, 2021.

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