Area OPP Police Press Releases

Collision In Goderich Leads To Impaired Charge – BIRKS

(GODERICH, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh resident with Impaired Operation after a motor vehicle collision in a parking lot on April 3rd. 

Huron OPP officers responded to a business parking lot on Huron Road in the Town of Goderich for a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. In speaking with the driver, officers had reason to believe that they were impaired by drug and were subsequently arrested.

The accused was then transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for further tests conducted by an OPP Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).  

Linda BIRKS, 64 years-of-age from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township has been charged with the following offence:

–      Operation while Impaired – Drugs

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days and the accused’ driver’s licence was seized for 90 days.

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for May 8th, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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