Area OPP Police Press Releases

Drunk Driver From Lucknow Arrested – GRUMMETT

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – A Lucknow resident is facing an Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus charge following a traffic stop that took place in Dungannon last week.

On Thursday, September 8, 2022 at approximately 8:08 p.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was patrolling in Dungannon when he observed a motor vehicle being operated in an erratic manner on Lucknow Line.

A traffic stop was initiated and while speaking with the driver the officer noted the driver had consumed some alcohol. A roadside screening test was administered and the driver provided a sample that registered a fail. The accused was immediately placed under arrest for 80 Plus and was taken into custody. 

The accused was subsequently transported to the Huron Detachment for further testing. Two samples of breath were supplied to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were found to be above the legal limit. 

Jonathan GRUMMETT, 49 years of age from Lucknow has been charged with: Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus and Drive Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Alcohol

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 17, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.