Area OPP Police Press Releases

22 Year Old From North Huron Arrested – COULTES

(NORTH HURON, ON) – A resident of North Huron is facing charges of Operation While Impaired & Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus following an incident that took place in Wingham on St. Patrick’s Day. 

At approximately 8:18 a.m. on March 17, 2022 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to a parking lot located on Josephine Street for a report of an unconscious person in a vehicle. 

EMS and police arrived on scene and spoke with the driver. The investigating officer quickly realized the driver had been consuming alcohol and his ability to drive was impaired. As such the driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for breath tests. 

The driver subsequently provided two breath samples to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were found to be above the legal limit. 

Jacob COULTES, 22 years of age, from North Huron has been charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus and Operation While Prohibited.

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for May 9, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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