Area OPP Police Press Releases

KERR Arrested For Drunk Driving

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH TWP, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township resident with several offences, including an Impaired Operation – Over 80 driving offence following a traffic stop on Wednesday, May 17th. 

Huron County OPP officers were conducting proactive patrols in Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township. At approximately 2:20 a.m., officers observed a motor vehicle travelling westbound on Dungannon Road braking frequently and crossing the centre line. A traffic stop was initiated on Dungannon Road.

Police spoke to the driver and determined that they had been consuming alcohol prior to driving. The driver registered a “Fail” on the roadside screening device (ASD) and was subsequently placed under arrest for Operation Over 80 and taken into custody. The driver was transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton for further breath tests with an OPP qualified breath technician.

Evan KERR, 20 years of age from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Over 80.

The accused was additionally charged with offences under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and Liquor Licence Control Act (LLCA).

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days, and the accused’ driver’s license was suspended for a period of 90 days.

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 26th, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.