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Suspended Driver Breaks Into Home Following Hit & Run

(SOUTHGATE, ON) – On March 12, 2021 at 4:16 a.m. members of the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to single motor vehicle collision on Southgate Sideroad 21, in the Township of Southgate.  

OPP officers were also advised that the driver from this collision had just broken into a nearby residence and the home owners were present and waited with the suspect until police arrived.

Officers located the driver and they were arrested for impaired driving and other criminal offences.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Brock SHERSON, 27 years-of-age, from Southgate, with the following offences:

  • Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol and drugs, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC)
  • Unlawfully in a dwelling house, section 349(1) CCC
  • Driving while under suspension, section 53(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
  • Fail to report accident, section 199(1) HTA

 The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on April 22, 2021.

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