Goderich Drug Bust

Swamp Drunk Driver Charged

Source: Area OPP
Date: Wed Jul 31 00:54:28 MST 2019

(SOUTH BRUCE, ON) - On July 21, 2019 just after 7:30 p.m., South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision where a motor vehicle had rolled into a swamp at Concession 10 in South Bruce.

A member of the South Bruce OPP located the driver who was uninjured. The driver exhibited signs of impairment and the officer determined the driver had consumed alcohol.

The male driver was arrested and transported to the OPP Detachment for breath tests completed by a qualified breath technician.

40-year old Jimmy RODGERs of Wasaga Beach was charged with the following offences:
Operation while impaired by alcohol - S. 320.14(1)(a) CC
Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration 80 plus - S. 320.14(1)(b) CC

The accused is required to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice - Walkerton, on August 21, 2019 to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is to call the South Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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