Area OPP Police Press Releases

21 Year Old Arrested For Drunk Driving

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an individual after a traffic stop in Wiarton.

On January 16, 2023, at approximately 7:28 p.m., a Grey Bruce OPP officer was stationary along Berford Street in Wiarton. A motor vehicle caught the officer’s attention as it completed a turn while squealing its tires, before travelling past the officer at a high rate of speed.

The officer conducted a traffic stop, and while speaking with the driver detected signs of impairment. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to an OPP detachment for further testing.

The Grey Bruce OPP have charged Jarred JEFFREY, 21 years-of-age from the Municipality of Meaford with the following offences:

  • Operation while impaired
  • Operation while impaired (80 plus)
  • Drive motor vehicle – perform stunt
  • Drive motor vehicle – no licence
  • Young driver – B.A.C above zero
  • Have care or control of a vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound at a later date.