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KEMP Arrested In Goderich For Drunk Driving

(GODERICH, ON) – A resident of Goderich has been arrested and charged with an 80 Plus offence following an incident that took place last week in Goderich.

On February 19, 2021 at approximately 5:15 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint about a possible impaired driver that nearly caused a collision in a parking lot on Elgin Avenue.

Officers responded to the area and shortly thereafter the suspect vehicle was found parked on Oxford Street. Upon locating the driver officers noted the driver had consumed some alcohol. 

A roadside screening device was utilized and the driver registered a fail. The driver was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment in Clinton and later provided two samples of breath to the qualified Intoxilizer Technician. Both samples were collected and when analyzed they were found to be over the legal limit.

Gail KEMP, 55 years of age from Goderich has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for March 8, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

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