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28 Year Old Arrested At RIDE – VAN DOORNIK

(HURON EAST, ON) – A resident of Huron East has a court appearance and charge to answer to following his arrest for Over 80 last weekend.

At approximately 7:22 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were conducting Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checks at the intersection of Front Road and Kinburn Line when an automobile entered the checkpoint. While speaking with the driver the investigating officer noted the driver had been drinking alcohol. 

A roadside screening test was administered and the driver registered a fail. Upon doing so the driver was arrested for Over 80 and was transported to the Huron OPP detachment for breath tests. Two samples of breath were supplied to the Intoxilizer Technician and both samples were observed to be over the legal limit. 

Eric VAN DOORNIK, 28 years of age from Huron East has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for July 4, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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18 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – A teenager from Stoney Creek is facing an 80 Plus charge following a traffic stop in Exeter last weekend.

At approximately 2:19 a.m. on Sunday, June 5, 2022 a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a sedan on Main Street in Exeter that had just pulled out of a restaurant drive thru. Upon checking on the driver the investigating officer made some observations that the driver had consumed some alcohol. 

A roadside test was conducted and it confirmed the officers’ observations that the driver had consumed some alcohol. After failing the roadside test the driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP detachment for further testing. Two samples of breath were provided to the Intoxilizer Technician and both samples were analyzed to be above the legal limit. 

Evan RAMADORI, 18 years of age from Stoney Creek has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus). The accused was later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for July 4, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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Do You Recognize This Suspect?

(TOWN OF ROCKWOOD, ON) – The Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in relation to a day-time break and enter.

On June 8, 2022, at approximately 11:00 a.m., officers received a report of a break and enter that had just occurred in the town of Rockwood. The suspect entered a residence while the homeowner was outside at the front of the house. The homeowner confronted the suspect, and the then suspect fled to a waiting a black Mazda 5 with Ontario License plate CWDX725.   

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the OPP toll free at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips.

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29 Year Old Impaired Driver Arrested – PHOENIX

(BLUEWATER, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a resident of London with Impaired Operation following a traffic stop that took place in Zurich last month. 

On May 22, 2022 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Huron OPP officers responded to a residence located on Zurich-Hensall Road to investigate a report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance on the roadway. Police arrived in the area and noticed a vehicle leaving the location in an erratic manner on Walnut Street. A traffic stop ensued and the driver was observed to be impaired by alcohol. 

The driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for breath tests. Two samples of breath were supplied to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were found to be over the legal limit. 

Kristian PHOENIX, 29 years of age from London has been charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus) and Novice Driver – Blood Alcohol Content Above Zero. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 27, 2022, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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PATTON – Drunk Driving

(WEST PERTH, ON) – Tips from the public assisted in locating an impaired driver, who was arrested in the Municipality of West Perth yesterday. 

On June 8, 2022, just after 5:30 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious person in West Perth.

Officers later located a person on Quebec Street in Mitchell driving an electric scooter. The officer determined the driver was impaired. Officers also learned that the driver was prohibited from operating a motor vehicle.

They were arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testing.

Tanya PATTON, 41, of West Perth, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      Operation while impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

–      Operation while Prohibited – Legal Restriction from any other Act of Parliament or Provincial Law

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a seven-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call police at 911 to report it.

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18 Year Old Drinking & Speeding Driver Charged

(PERTH EAST, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Stratford driver after they were speeding more than 50 km/hr over the limit in the Township of Perth East.

On June 7, 2022, just after 7:00 p.m., a police officer on general patrol stopped a vehicle on Perth Line 55 in Perth East after it was found to be travelling in excess of 130km/hr in an 80km/h limit zone.

While the officer was speaking with the driver, they noted the novice driver had been drinking alcohol.  An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized.   

As a result, an 18-year-old resident of Stratford has been charged with:

–      Race motor vehicle – Excessive Speed

–      Novice driver B.A.C. above 0

A 30-day driving suspension and 14-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

It is a condition of the driver’s license of every Novice driver and every young driver (under the age of 22) that their blood alcohol concentration must be zero.

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Another Pedestrian Injured

(PERTH EAST, ON) – One person was charged after a collision in Perth East resulted in minor injuries.

On June 3, 2022, at approximately 3:20 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Mill Street East in the Township of Perth East. The investigation indicated that the vehicle collided with the pedestrian.  

One person was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

As a result, a 66-year-old resident of Delaware has been charged with:

–      Careless Driving

The accused was issued a Provincial Notice for the offence.

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15 Year Old Suffers Serious Injured In Hit & Run – 85 Year Old Driver Tracked Down

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – The Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a driver in a collision that saw a 15-year-old cyclist suffer serious injuries on Highway 89, east of Mount Forest. As a result of the investigation, Raymon E. HAMBLIN, 85-years-old of Kitchener, has been charged with Failing to Stop at an Accident Resulting in Bodily Harm contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice – Guelph at a later date.

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at approximately 8:20 p.m., emergency services responded to report of a collision involving a bicycle and motor vehicle at a Highway 89, Twp of Wellington North. The cyclist was transported to a trauma centre with serious injuries.

The OPP would like to thank those members of the public who assisted by providing information to investigators.

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17 Year Old Facing Careless Driving Charge

(WEST PERTH, ON) – A Fullarton resident has been charged after the tractor they were operating rolled into a ditch.

On June 3, 2022, just before 12:00 p.m.., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Line 26 in the Municipality of West Perth.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the driver’s trailer caught the ditch and the tractor rolled. Minor injuries were reported.

A 17-year-old from Fullarton has been charged with:

–      Careless Driving

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.

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Theft In North Perth – RASSMAN Arrested

 (NORTH PERTH, ON) – One person has been charged after stealing over $100 worth of items from a local business in the Municipality of North Perth.

The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to a business on Wallace Avenue North, Listowel on May 31, 2022, just after 10:00 a.m., after a person was witnessed shoplifting.

Serina RASSMAN, 43, of North Perth, has been charged with:

–      Theft Under $5000 – Shoplifting

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.