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24 Year Old Arrested At RIDE

(SAUGEEN FIRST NATION, ON) – On January 14, 2021 at 1:07 a.m. members of the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program on Bruce Road 13, near French Bay Road, in the Saugeen First Nation.

OPP officers spoke with a driver, who failed a roadside screening device. The driver was arrested and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. 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 Samantha HARVIE, 24 years-of-age, from Saugeen First Nation with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CCC.

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

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on February 24, 2021.

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