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27 Year Old Arrested For Drunk Driving

Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Central Huron resident with an Impaired Driving offence following a single motor vehicle collision into a farm field on the early evening hours of Tuesday January 30th, 2024. 

On January 30th, just after 9:30 p.m., Huron County OPP officers responded to a report of a vehicle with damage in a farm field located on Morrison Line near Short Horn Road in the Municipality of Huron East.

Police attended the scene shortly after and spoke to the driver. Police 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.

MacKenzie ELSON, 27 years of age from Central Huron 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 February 26th, 2024, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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