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Hit & Run In Exeter – 29 Year Old Arrested

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an Exeter resident with a number of charges following a crash that took place earlier this week in Exeter.

At approximately 8:15 p.m. on September 29, 2021 Huron County OPP officers received a call about a two-vehicle property damage crash that took place on Main Street South in Exeter. Prior to police arrival officers learned one of the involved drivers failed to remain at the scene of the crash and walked away.

Officers were able to identify the driver and shortly after officers located the accused at a residence. Upon speaking with the driver police noted the driver had consumed some alcohol and a demand for a roadside breath test was given. The driver ultimately refused to provide a sample and also resisted arrest.

Graham BEDARD, 29 years of age from Exeter has been charged with:

·        Refuse to Comply with Demand

·        Careless Driving

·        Fail to Remain

The accused has been released from custody with court appearance scheduled for November 8, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

A 90-day automatic driver’s licence suspension has been served on the driver and his motor vehicle has been impounded.

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