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OPP Police Press Releases Walkerton WFP

Matthew SWITZER & Mark FLYNN Arrested In Walkerton

(WALKERTON, ON) – The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested two impaired drivers in Walkerton. One driver was arrested as a result at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checkpoint, the second driver officer was spotted on patrol by an officer.

On June 7, 2024, members of the South Bruce OPP were conducting a RIDE checkpoint in Walkerton in the Municipality of Brockton. At approximately 12:50 a.m., police stopped a vehicle to check the sobriety of the driver, they were displaying signs of impairment. The driver was placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Breath Technician for breath tests.

Matthew SWITZER, 22-years-old, from the Municipality of Brockton was charged with:

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

On June 7, 2024, at approximately 3:28 a.m., a driver was stopped by a member of the South Bruce OPP on patrol on Victoria Street South in Walkerton in the Municipality of Brockton. The driver displayed signs of impairment.

Mark FLYNN, 37-years-old, from the Municipality of Brockton was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)   

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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OPP Police Press Releases Walkerton WFP

34 Year Old Arrested In Walkerton

(WALKERTON, ON) – On May 19, 2024, at 2:09 a.m., South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer arrested a driver while conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) at a checkpoint on Durham Street in Walkerton.

The driver was found to have been drinking alcohol. They were placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Breath Technician for breath tests.

Jonathan STRAUSS, 34-years-old, from the Municipality of Brockton was charged with:

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

The driver will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date. An impaired driving charge includes an immediate 90-day driver’s licence suspension and immediate vehicle impoundment for seven days.

The South Bruce OPP is reminding the public to report Impaired driving. Anyone with information can call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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OPP Police Press Releases Walkerton WFP

2 Arrested At RIDE

(WALKERTON, ON) – The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested two impaired drivers at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checkpoint.

On April 29, 2024, members of the South Bruce OPP were conducting a RIDE checkpoint in Walkerton in the Municipality of Brockton. At approximately 10:41 p.m., police stopped a vehicle to check the sobriety of the driver, they were displaying signs of impairment. While police were dealing with the first individual, a second motorist entered the RIDE who also was also determined to be impaired. Both drivers were placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Breath Technician for breath tests.

John ELDER, 24-years-old, from the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie was charged with:

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

Matt MARKAUSKAS, 22-years-old, from the Municipality of Brockton was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)     

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000. 

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Devon HUSK From Kincardine Arrested

(WALKERTON, ON) – On February 25, 2024, at 10:04 p.m., members of the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting R.I.D.E. along McNab Street in Walkerton when a vehicle stopped. 

The driver was exhibiting signs of impairment. They were placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) testing.

Devon HUSK, 25-years-old, from the Municipality of Kincardine was charged with Impaired Driving.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on April 10, 2024, to answer to the charges.

An impaired driving charge includes an immediate 90-day driver’s license suspension and an immediate 7-day vehicle impoundment.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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