Area OPP Police Press Releases

21 Year Old From Gorrie Arrested

(HOWICK, ON) – A resident of Gorrie is facing an Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus charge following a traffic stop that took place early this morning near Gorrie.

At approximately 2:40 a.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a pickup truck on Gough Road and while speaking with the driver the officer noted the driver had been drinking alcohol. 

A roadside screen test was performed and the driver registered a fail. Upon doing so he was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for further testing. The driver provided two samples of breath to the Intoxilizer Technician and both samples were found to be above the legal limit. 

Noodin MAWHINNEY, 21 years of age, from Gorrie has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for February 7, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

His licence has been suspended for an automatic 90 days and his vehicle has been impounded for 45 days. 

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