25 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge – VERONNEAU

(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On August 14, 2020 at 1:23 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint involving a suspicious vehicle on Pike Bay Road, in the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula.

Police patrolled the area, located and stopped this vehicle. The driver was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle and was transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. A breath test, conducted by a qualified Intoxilyzer operator at the detachment, recorded readings nearly twice the legal limit (80 mgs of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Marc VERONNEAU, 25 years-of-age, from La Presentation, QC with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CC.

The accused’s driver’s licence is suspended for 90 days and their vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is required to attend Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on October 22, 2020.

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

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