(NORTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Township of North Huron resident with impaired driving offences following a fail-to-remain collision in North Huron, Wingham on January 28th, 2024.
At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Sunday, January 28th, Huron County OPP officers responded to a report of a collision on Minnie Street in Wingham. Police attended and located a damaged parked vehicle that had been hit by a second vehicle that failed to remain at the scene. Officers located a damaged vehicle nearby that matched the description provided to police. The suspected driver was located and subsequently arrested for impaired operation.
The accused was transported by police to obtain breath samples before a qualified Intoxilyzer Breath Technician. Breath samples provided to police resulted in readings over two times the legal limit.
Shannon KUCAN, 43 years-of-age from North Huron has been charged with:
– Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs,
– Operation while Impaired – Over 80,
– Dangerous Operation.
The accused was additionally charged with Failing to Remain under the Highway Traffic Act.
The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days, and the accused’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days.
The accused was later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich on March 4th, 2024.