Area OPP Police Press Releases

Tree Involved In Hit & Run

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – One person has been charged with multiple offences after hitting a tree and leaving the scene.

On May 16, 2022, just before 1:00 a.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Main Street East in the Municipality of North Perth.  

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the driver drove into a tree. Both occupants left the scene prior to police arrival but were located a short time later. The driver and passenger of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries. 

As a result, Reynaldo BARRUETA BRENA, 31, of North Perth, has been charged with:

–      Careless Driving

–      Fail to remain

–      Drive motor vehicle – no license

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.