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Derek HERON Arrested For Drunk Driving Following 2 Vehicle Collision

(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) – On September 8, 2023, at approximately 10:15 p.m., the Oxford detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Washington Street, Zorra Township.

The investigation determined that a vehicle struck another unoccupied parked vehicle. 

No injuries were reported.

When police spoke with the driver, it became apparent that the driver had consumed alcohol. 

An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was administered, and the driver was subsequently arrested. The accused was transported to the OPP detachment for further testing.

As a result, Derek HERON, 27-years-old of Thamesford was charged with the following offences:

  • Dangerous Operation
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Woodstock on a later date.

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