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Morgan PHILIP – Drunk Driver

(HURON EAST, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Huron East resident with an Impaired Operation – Over 80 driving offence following a traffic stop on Sunday, September 10th. 

On September 10th, 2023, at approximately 2:20 a.m., police observed a southbound motor vehicle travelling on North Line in Huron East. The officer conducted a traffic stop to check the sobriety of the driver. 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 Perth County OPP detachment in Sebringville for further breath tests with an OPP qualified breath technician.

Morgan PHILIP, 36 years of age from Huron East has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Over 80.

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

The accused was later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 16th at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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