Area OPP Police Press Releases

Hero Takes Keys From Impaired Suspended Driver – Christopher DERBYSHIRE Arrested

(SOUTHGATE, ON) On November 20, 2022, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a suspected impaired driver at a business located on Main Street East in the Township of Southgate.

Police arrived on scene and discovered that the accused had displayed a weapon after a member of the public had taken their keys away.  

Christopher DERBYSHIRE, 52 years-of-age from Melancthon Township was placed under arrest and is facing the following charges:

·        Assault with a weapon

·        Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

·        Failure or refusal to comply with demand

·        Operation while impaired

·        Driving while under suspension

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

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