OPP South Bruce Peninsula

Wyatt Hellyer Arrested

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged a driver who was stopped at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check.

On February 29, 2024, at 2:41 p.m., the Grey Bruce OPP were conducting a RIDE check on Saule Falls Parkway in South Bruce Peninsula. A vehicle entered the RIDE check. While the officers were speaking to the driver, they were displaying signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP Detachment for further tests by a Qualified Breath Technician along with a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).

Wyatt Hellyer, 18-years-old of South Bruce Peninsula was charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

·      Possession of a schedule III substance

·      Person under 19 years – possess cannabis

·      Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis in open baggage

·      Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

·      Person under 19 years having liquor

·      Drive motor vehicle with liquor readily available

·      Possess illegal licence

·      Young driver – B.A.C. above zero

·      Young driver – presence of drug

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on March 21, 2024.