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34 Year Old Arrested In Walkerton

(WALKERTON, ON) – On May 19, 2024, at 2:09 a.m., South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer arrested a driver while conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) at a checkpoint on Durham Street in Walkerton.

The driver was found to have been drinking alcohol. They were placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Breath Technician for breath tests.

Jonathan STRAUSS, 34-years-old, from the Municipality of Brockton was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The driver will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date. An impaired driving charge includes an immediate 90-day driver’s licence suspension and immediate vehicle impoundment for seven days.

The South Bruce OPP is reminding the public to report Impaired driving. Anyone with information can call 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.

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