Area OPP Police Press Releases

20 Year Old Arrested – Name Released

(BLUEWATER, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Mooretown resident with an Impaired Driving offence following a traffic stop on Friday February 2nd, 2024. 

On February 2nd, just before 9:00 p.m., a Huron County OPP officer conducted a traffic stop on a southbound pickup truck on Bluewater Highway in the Municipality of Bluewater.

Police spoke to the driver and determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol prior to driving. A demand was made by police for a sample of the driver’s breath into the roadside screening device, which resulted in a failure. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for Impaired Operation and taken into custody. The driver was transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton for further breath tests with an OPP qualified breath technician.

Ashley ANDERSON, 20 years of age from Mooretown has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Over 80.

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days, and the accused’ driver’s license was suspended for a period of 90 days.

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for March 4th, 2024, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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