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JOSHI Arrested For Drunk Driving

(HURON TWP, ON) – On August 2, 2023, at 5:18 p.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle along Concession 12 in Huron Township. 

The driver was found to have been drinking alcohol. They were placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Intoxilizer Technician for breath tests.

Rootu JOSHI, 31-years-old, from the Municipality of Kincardine was charged with Impaired Driving, Operate over 80 milligrams and Drive With Open Liquor.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on September 27, 2023, to answer to the charges.

An impaired driving charge includes an immediate 90-day driver’s license suspension and an immediate 7-day vehicle impoundment.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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