Area OPP Police Press Releases

24 Year Old From Exeter Facing Drunk Driving Charge

(BLUEWATER, ON) – A novice driver from Exeter will be without a driver’s licence for the next 90 days following an arrest made by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) late last night.

On Thursday, April 8, 2021 at approximately 11:00 p.m. a Huron OPP officer was conducting speed enforcement patrol on Main Street in Dashwood when a sport utility vehicle was observed speeding through town.

A traffic stop was initiated and upon speaking with the driver the investigating officer observed signs the driver had consumed some alcohol. In addition, open alcohol was spotted inside the vehicle.

A roadside screening test was conducted and the driver registered a fail. The driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for breath tests. Two samples of breath were provided to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were found to be above the legal limit.

Cameron DICKERT, 24 years of age from Exeter has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus, Have Liquor in Open Container and Novice Driver BAC Over Zero. 

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 14, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. The accused’s vehicle was impounded and his licence has been automatically suspended for 90 days.

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