Midland OPP Police Press Releases

E-Biker Arrested – Details Released

(MIDLAND, ON)- A Midland resident learned as a result of a single vehicle E-Bike crash that drinking and driving laws do apply to E-Bike operators as well. Griffin Wright-Gravel 19 years was charged with Operation while impaired – alcohol and further with Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) after officers from the Southern Georgian Bay OPP Detachment were dispatched at approximately 9:07 pm April 18, 2024 to an incident in a parking lot off Len Self Boulevard, Midland.

Neither the operator or the female passenger required hospital treatment as a result of the crash and the accused was released from custody at the completion of the police investigation to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice  on May 2, 2024. The accused was also was subjected to a tow and impound invoice for seven days for the involved E-Bike and a 90 day drivers licence suspension as per the Ministry of Transportation (ADLS) guidelines.