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Drunk Driver From Owen Sound Arrested

(GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) – On May 29th, 2021 at 7:39 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint involving a driver that was operating a motor vehicle in a ditch on Somers Street, just outside of Owen Sound, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.     

OPP officers attended the scene and arrested the vehicle driver for impaired driving after they failed a roadside screening device. A breath test recorded readings over the legal limit of 80 milligrams (mgs) of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. 

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Kenneth BURROWS, 31 years-of-age, from Owen Sound with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CCC.

The accused’s driver’s licence is suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on July 8, 2021.