Area OPP Police Press Releases

28 Year Old Arrested At RIDE – VAN DOORNIK

(HURON EAST, ON) – A resident of Huron East has a court appearance and charge to answer to following his arrest for Over 80 last weekend.

At approximately 7:22 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were conducting Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checks at the intersection of Front Road and Kinburn Line when an automobile entered the checkpoint. While speaking with the driver the investigating officer noted the driver had been drinking alcohol. 

A roadside screening test was administered and the driver registered a fail. Upon doing so the driver was arrested for Over 80 and was transported to the Huron OPP detachment for breath tests. Two samples of breath were supplied to the Intoxilizer Technician and both samples were observed to be over the legal limit. 

Eric VAN DOORNIK, 28 years of age from Huron East has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for July 4, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.