(BLUEWATER, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Huron East resident with Impaired driving offences following a traffic stop on March 11th.
Huron County OPP officers were patrolling the area of a residential gathering in the Municipality of Bluewater (Varna) at approximately 7:20 p.m. when they conducted a traffic stop on Mill Road. In speaking to the driver, the investigating officer determined that the driver had consumed alcohol prior to driving and was subsequently arrested for Impaired Operation.
The accused was transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton to provide breath tests before a qualified Intoxilyzer Technician. Suitable breath samples were provided to police which resulted in readings over the legal limit.
Peter JANSEN, 61 years of age from Huron East has been charged with:
– Operation while Impaired,
– Operation while Impaired – Over 80.
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 April 17th, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.