OPP Police Press Releases South Huron

Shannen BRYANT Arrested

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a North Huron resident with Impaired Operation and several other offences after police stopped a vehicle for speeding in South Huron on Friday, February 23rd, 2024. 

Huron OPP officers were patrolling in the Municipality of South Huron at approximately 8:20 p.m. on February 23rd. Police locked a southbound motor vehicle travelling on London Road. The driver attempted to hide their vehicle from police in a private laneway but was located by the officer. Police spoke to the driver who displayed signs of impairment. Officers had reason to believe that the driver was impaired by drug, and they were subsequently arrested. Evidence of illegal drug use was located inside the vehicle.

The accused was then transported to the Huron OPP Detachment in Clinton for further tests by an OPP Drug Recognition Expert (D.R.E.).  

Shannen BRYANT, 36 years-of-age from North Huron has been charged with the following offences:

–      Operation while Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs,

–      Obstruct Peace Officer,

–      Personation with Intent.

The accused was additionally charged under the Highway Traffic Act for Speeding and Driving While Under Suspension.

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.

The accused was processed, then later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich on March 18th, 2024.