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Repeat Offender Arrested Again – THOMPSON

(NORTH MIDDLESEX, ON) – On May 23, 2023, at 7:38 a.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to an address on Ailsa Craig Main Street in the town of Ailsa Craig, North Middlesex, for the report of a suspicious vehicle.

Police arrived on scene and observed an individual passed out inside.

Officers were able to wake the driver, at which time they were removed and placed under arrest without incident.

As a result, Shawn THOMPSON, a 38-year-old of Parkhill, has been charged under the Criminal Code with:

·      Operation while impaired – blood drug concentration

·      Possession Break In Instruments

·      Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court

The accused was held for a bail hearing.  

The Middlesex OPP wants to remind the public that if you see anything suspicious or suspect an impaired driver you should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or your nearest police authority immediately.

If you have any information that could assist with the investigation, the OPP can be reached anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122.