Area OPP Police Press Releases

Suspended Driver With Collapsible Baton Arrested

(GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) – On December 16, 2020 at 12:20 a.m. an officer from the Grey Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a car on Grey Road 17, near Concession 1, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.  

The investigation revealed that the driver was suspended and there was no insurance on this vehicle. The driver was arrested and the driver and vehicle were searched. Officers located a black collapsible baton inside the vehicle. This item was seized as evidence.

As a result of the investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Kristopher RICHARDSON, 34 years-of-age, from Georgian Bluffs, ON, with the following offences:

  •  Possession of a prohibited device, section 92(2) Criminal Code of Canada
  • Driving while under suspension, section 53(1) Highway Traffic Act
  • Operate motor vehicle without insurance, section 2(1)(a) Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and must appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on February 18, 2021.

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