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31 Year Old Arrested – Cocaine A Factor

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a South Huron resident with Impaired Operation and a drug possession offence after police checked a parked vehicle in South Huron, Exeter on Saturday, February 3rd, 2024. 

Huron OPP officers were patrolling in the Municipality of South Huron at approximately 3:30 a.m. on February 3rd. Officers located a person seated in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that was parked on Main Street South. Police spoke to the driver who displayed signs of impairment. Officers had reason to believe that the driver was impaired by drug, and they were subsequently arrested.

The accused was then transported to the Huron OPP Detachment in Clinton for further tests by an OPP Drug Recognition Expert (D.R.E.). During processing, police located a quantity of a suspected controlled substance (cocaine) on the accused’.

Scott OUNSAMONE, 31 years-of-age from South Huron has been charged with the following offences:

–      Operation while Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs,

–      Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine.

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.

The accused was processed, then later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich on March 4th, 2024. 

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