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Impaired Speeding Driver Arrested – Name Released

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On July 25, 2022 at approximately 11:00 p.m., The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 6. It was reported that a dark coloured sedan was being operated in an erratic manner.

While patrolling for the vehicle on Highway 6, officers observed a dark coloured sedan traveling well above the posted speed limit and stopped the vehicle. As a result of the investigation, Nicholas Kenneth DREGER, 25-years-old of Southgate Township has been charged with Operation while Impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) contrary to the Criminal Code and with Speeding, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice – Owen Sound, at a later date.  

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol, please call 911 immediately.