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Drug Impaired Driving Leads to Several Charges

April 15, 2019

Media Release

On Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 9:54pm officers observed a vehicle being operated in a suspicious manner on Gustavus Street.  A stop of the vehicle containing a female driver and male passenger was conducted near Thede Drive.

The investigating officer spoke to the driver and observed her to be displaying signs of drug consumption.  A Standard Field Sobriety Test was conducted at the roadside resulted in the driver performing poorly. She was placed under arrest for Operation while impaired – Drug.

The driver was transported to the police station where she was turned over to a Drug Recognition Expert for an evaluation. She did not perform well and was charged accordingly.

A 27 year old Hanover women has been charged with:

  1. Operation while impaired – Drug
  2. Fail to Comply with Probation – possession of drug paraphernalia
  3. Fail to Comply with Probation – keep the peace and be of good behaviour
  4. Possession of Illicit Cannabis – Cannabis Act

She was released on a Promise to Appear.

During the vehicle stop police investigated the male passenger, who upon initial contact provided a false name to avoid detection.

The male was known to an officer and was placed under arrest.  

An at scene investigation revealed that the male was in possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order and was in possession of methamphetamine.

A 29 year old Bruce County man has been charged with:

  1. Obstruct Police
  2. Possession of a weapon contrary to order
  3. Fail to Comply with Probation – Keep the peace and be of good behaviour
  4. Unauthorized possession of a weapon
  5. Possession of Schedule 1 substance – methamphetamine

He was released on a promise to appear.

Sgt Evans – Media Relations Officer

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