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Impaired Driving Arrest on North Shore Road

September 3, 2019

Media Release  - Impaired Driving Related Offence

On September 1st, 2019 at 5:58am officers attended the area of North Shore Road in Port Elgin concerning a suspicious vehicle.

A 2014 pick-up truck was located parked on the shoulder of the road with the engine running.  A man was seated in the driver’s seat sleeping.  Officers woke the man and detected signs of alcohol consumption.

A roadside breath test of the man was administered that resulted in a fail.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the station.

While at the station the man provided two breath samples that were at least double the legal limit.

A 20 year old Tiverton man has been charged with:

  1. Adult Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration

His driver’s licence was administratively suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.

He was released with a court date.


Media Relations Officers

Sergeant Andy Evans

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