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33 Year Old From ACW Arrested – Name Released

(HURON TWP, ON) – On November 4, 2023, at 1:20 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle collision along Highway 21 in Huron Township.

Officers responded to find that one of the involved vehicles had left the area.

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

Wade LOWRY, 33-years-old, from the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh was charged with:

  • Impaired Driving
  • Operate over 80 milligrams
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Fail to stop after accident

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on January 17, 2024, to answer to the charges.

There were no injuries reported at the scene.

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

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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