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Cheri KLUMPNER – Drunk Driving

(BLUEWATER, ON) – An officer from the Huron Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment has charged a Central Huron resident with an Impaired driving offence following a traffic stop in a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check on September 2nd, 2023, on London Road in the Municipality of Bluewater.

On Saturday, September 2nd, at approximately 8:30 a.m. an officer was conducting RIDE checks on London Road in Bluewater when they conducted a check on a northbound motor vehicle. In speaking to the driver, the investigating officer determined that the driver had consumed alcohol prior to driving. The officer obtained a sample of the driver’s breath using a roadside screening device which resulted in a failure. The driver was subsequently arrested for Impaired Operation.

The individual was transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton to provide breath tests before a qualified Intoxilyzer Technician. Suitable breath samples were provided to police which resulted in readings over the legal limit.

Cheri KLUMPNER, 42 years of age from Central Huron has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Over 80.

The accused was additionally charged with an offence found in the Cannabis Control Act (CCA).

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 was released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 16th, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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