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Grey Highlands OPP Police Press Releases

Troy Wright Was Arrested

(GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) – One individual is facing charges after the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle hauling a trailer with no lights on.

On May 31, 2024, at 9:32 p.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol on Grey Road 13 in Grey Highlands when they observed a motor vehicle hauling a trailer and the trailer had no lights on. The officer conducted a traffic stop. As police were speaking to the driver, the driver was displaying signs of impairment. The driver provided a sample of breath into an Approved Screening Device (ASD) which registered a fail. The driver was transported to the Grey Bruce OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result, Troy Wright, 27-year-old from Grey Highlands was charged with the following:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      No red light on rear of trailer

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on June 27, 2024.

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Hit & Run – Anonymous 89 Year Old Driver Runs Down Pedestrians In Crosswalk

(GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) – Two youth were treated for minor injuries after a collision in Markdale.

On March 21, 2024, at 10:36 a.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a collision between a vehicle and two pedestrians that occurred at the intersection of Toronto Street North and Grey Road 12 in Markdale, and that the driver has left the scene. 

Police attended and determined that the pedestrians were crossing at the crosswalk when the vehicle struck them. The pedestrians were treated at the scene for minor injuries and not transported to hospital. Police canvassed the area for video surveillance to identify the driver and vehicle. 

An 89-year-old of driver from the Municipality of Meaford has been charged with:

·      Fail to yield to pedestrian on roadway

·      Fail to remain

·      Fail to report accident

If you have any information, you can contact the Grey Bruce OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477; submit a secure Web-Tip at www.cstip.ca; or get the P3 Tips mobile app. You will not be asked to identify yourself; you don’t have to appear in court, and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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Stephen Gordon – Drunk Driving, Trespass, Etc.

(GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) – On February 24, 2024, at 3:18 a.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter in progress on the 12th Concession B in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

The OPP attended and located an individual inside a workshop. The individual told police that he drove there. Police located the individual’s vehicle on the roadway. While officers were speaking to the individual, the individual was displaying signs of impairment.

Stephen Gordon, 24-year-old from Grey Highlands was charged with:

·      Trespass at night

·      Break, enter a place – with intent to commit indictable offence

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on March 21, 2024.

The OPP reminds everyone to report suspicious incidents to the police. 

The OPP remains committed to taking alcohol/drug-impaired drivers off our roads through enforcement and public education. Drivers are reminded that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when driving. If you suspect that someone is driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it.

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