Area OPP Police Press Releases

18 Year Old Drunk Driver Charged With Hit & Run

(GREY BRUCE, ON) On March 5, 2022 at approximately 12:30 a.m., The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a rollover collision on Highway 6 in the County of Grey Bruce.

Police arrived on scene and discovered that the driver had failed to remain. They were located a short time later. Officers detected signs of impairment, and the driver was placed under arrest. They were transported to a local police detachment for further testing.

The Grey Bruce OPP have charged Warren SWIDERSKY, 18 years-of-age, from Melancthon with the following offences:

·       Operation while impaired – alcohol

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

·       Fail to remain

·       Fail to report accident

·       Race a motor vehicle – Stunt

The accused was released and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound at a later date.

Police have also charged a 21 year old, and 19 year old passenger, both from Grand Valley, with having liquor in open container in unauthorized place.

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