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22 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge

(KINCARDINE, ON) – On May 5, 2023, at 11:19 p.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle along Highway 21 in the Municipality of Kincardine. 

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

Darren STECKLE, 22-years-old, from the Municipality of Bluewater was charged with Operate over 80 milligrams.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on June 14, 2023, to answer to the charges.

An impaired driving charge includes an immediate 90-day driver’s license suspension and an immediate 7-day vehicle impoundment.