21 Year Old Facing Impaired Charge

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On February 20, 2020 at 10:43 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a (black) pick-up truck travelling westbound on Highway 21 near Allenford Road, South Bruce Peninsula in Bruce County. The officer observed the truck swerving into oncoming traffic and stopped the motor vehicle. The driver was arrested for being impaired while operating a motor vehicle and transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton for a breath test. The results of the breath test were twice the legal limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

21 year old, Dakota SYLVEST from South Bruce Peninsula has been charged with the following:

Operation of motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)

Operation of motor vehicle while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80, section 320.14(1)(b) CC

Young driver with Blood Alcohol Concentration above zero, section 44.1(5) Highway Traffic Act

Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor, section 32(1) Liquor Licence Act

The accused has been released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on March 5, 2020.

Anyone with information on this investigation can call Grey Bruce OPP at 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, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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