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38 Year Old From Meaford Arrested – Details Released

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sat Mar 23 04:32:24 MST 2024

(MEAFORD, ON) – A local driver is facing impaired driving charge after the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint on a vehicle in the Municipality of Meaford.

On March 20, 2024, at 5:39 p.m., the Grey Bruce OPP received a call for service regarding a traffic complaint of vehicle being driven recklessly around the Municipality of Meaford. Officers located the vehicle on Nelson Street East in Meaford and conducted a traffic stop. While the officers were speaking to the driver, the driver was displaying signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP Detachment for further tests by a Qualified Breath Technician.

Steven Bates, 38-years-old of the Municipality of Meaford was charged with:

· Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

· Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on April 11, 2024.

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