Area OPP Police Press Releases

WARD Arrested At RIDE

(GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) – On March 3, 2021 at 3:40 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a car at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check point on Grey Road 170, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.  

Officers spoke with the driver and he was subsequently arrested for impaired driving by drug. The driver was transported to the Wiarton OPP detachment for further testing.   

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged David WARD, 28 years-of-age, from Owen Sound, with refusal to comply with demand, section 320.15(1) Criminal Code of Canada and possession of a Schedule 1 substance – methamphetamine, section 4(1) Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

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 April 22, 2021.

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