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Vehicle vs House Collision – Repeat Offender Arrested

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH TWP, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Mississauga resident with Impaired Operation and several other criminal offences following a collision into a residence on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023. 

Huron OPP officers were dispatched to an address on Laurier Line in Ashfield Colborne Wawanosh Twp at 5:48 a.m. on August 2nd. The complainant reported to police that a vehicle had impacted the front steps of the rural residence and the driver was still seated in the vehicle. Officers arrived on scene shortly after and located the driver inside the vehicle. In speaking to the driver, officers had reason to believe that the driver was impaired by drug, and they were subsequently arrested.

The accused was then transported to the Wellington OPP Detachment in Teviotdale for further tests by an OPP Drug Recognition Expert (D.R.E.). Further investigation revealed that the vehicle driven by the accused had been reported stolen from Peel Region.  

Gabrielle BIGGERS, 26 years-of-age from Mississauga has been charged with the following offences:

–      Operation while Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs,

–      Operation while Prohibited (two counts),

–      Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000,

–      Fail to Comply with Probation Order (two counts).

The accused was additionally charged with driving while under suspension under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).

The accused was later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich on September 11th, 2023. 

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