Area OPP Police Press Releases

John YASCHUK – Drunk Driving

(BRANT COUNTY, ON) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2:39 p.m., an officer with the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an impaired driver near the King Edward Street area of Paris. The subject vehicle was located and Standard Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) was utilized. The driver was arrested and transported to the Brant County OPP detachment, where further tests were administered.

Police have charged John YASCHUK, 69 years-of-age from Paris, Ontario with

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

The accused has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Brantford, Ontario at a later date.

If you see a suspected impaired driver, you should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or your nearest police authority immediately by calling 9-1-1.

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