OPP Police Press Releases

Blair TURK- Drunk Driving, Minor Injuries

(PETROLIA, ON) – On October 31, 2020 at approximately 12:30 a.m. members of the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Discovery Line, Town of Petrolia.  

Lambton OPP members located the vehicle. Upon speaking with the driver, it became apparent the driver had consumed an alcoholic beverage and was displaying signs of impairment. The driver was arrested for impaired operation and transported to the local hospital via Lambton Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with minor injuries. The driver provided two suitable samples of breath above the legal limit.  

Blair TURK, 18 years-old of Plympton-Wyoming, has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs and Operation While Impaired- Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus), pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada.  

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice-Sarnia, Ontario on November 23, 2020.   

If you see a driver you suspect may be impaired by alcohol or drugs, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone. Your call could make our roads safer for all. 

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