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29 Year Old Impaired Driver Arrested – PHOENIX

(BLUEWATER, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a resident of London with Impaired Operation following a traffic stop that took place in Zurich last month. 

On May 22, 2022 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Huron OPP officers responded to a residence located on Zurich-Hensall Road to investigate a report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance on the roadway. Police arrived in the area and noticed a vehicle leaving the location in an erratic manner on Walnut Street. A traffic stop ensued and the driver was observed to be impaired by alcohol. 

The driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for breath tests. Two samples of breath were supplied to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were found to be over the legal limit. 

Kristian PHOENIX, 29 years of age from London has been charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus) and Novice Driver – Blood Alcohol Content Above Zero. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 27, 2022, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.