Goderich Drug Bust

20 Year Old Gas Thief Facing Impaired Charge

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Nov 14 04:13:58 MST 2019

(CHATSWORTH, ON) - On November 9, 2019 at 7:05 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to the theft of fuel from a gas station at Highway 6&10, Georgian Bluffs. The suspect vehicle, a (gold) car pumped fuel and left without paying.

At 8:00 p.m. Grey Bruce OPP were called following a motor vehicle collision at Concession 4, near Side Road 6, Chatsworth. OPP officers attended and observed the driver of a (gold) car with signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to an OPP detachment. The driver provided breath tests more than twice the legal limit.

20 year old, Mitchel GORMAN of Southgate has been charged with the following:

Operation while impaired - alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) of Criminal Code of Canada
Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), section 320.14(1)(b) CC
Theft Under $5000, section 334(b) CC
Operate a motor vehicle without insurance, section 2(1)(a) of Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Drive motor vehicle, no plates, section 7(1)(b)(i) of Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
Fail to apply for permit on becoming owner, section 11(2) HTA

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear in Ontario Court of Justice, Owen Sound on December 5, 2019.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 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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