Area OPP Police Press Releases

Kristen CHARETTE – Drunk Driving

(GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) – On January 20, 2021 at 3:40 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint involving a possible impaired driver on Allenford Road, near Golden Pond Drive, in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.

OPP officers located this vehicle and spoke with the driver, who failed a roadside screening device. The driver was arrested and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. A breath test recorded readings over the legal limit of 80 milligrams (mgs) of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. 

Grey Bruce OPP have charged Kristen CHARETTE, 31 years-of-age, from South Bruce Peninsula, with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CCC.

The accused’s driver’s licence is suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and impounded for seven days.

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on March 4, 2021.

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