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51 Year Old From ACW Arrested

(BLUEWATER, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township (ACW) resident with an Impaired Driving offence following a traffic stop on Sunday, February 11th, 2024. 

On February 11th, just before 1:00 a.m., a Huron County OPP officer conducted a traffic stop of a pickup truck on Bayfield Main Street, in the Municipality of Bluewater, Bayfield.

Police spoke to the driver and 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.

Joy BOWMAN, 51 years of age from ACW Township 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 March 4th, 2024, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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