(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On July 31, 2019 at 8:43 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a RIDE vehicle stops on Bryant Street in South Bruce Peninsula. Officers observed a (silver) Sport Utility Vehicle commit a traffic offence while approaching the RIDE program, driver failed to yield to another motor vehicle when entering the roadway from an intersecting street. A breath demand was made to the driver, who failed the approved roadside screening device.
Grey Bruce OPP officers arrested the male for the offence of operate a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams (mg) of alcohol in 100 millilitres (ml) of blood. A search of the vehicle revealed a concealed collapsible baton and 135 grams of cannabis. Both were seized by police.
The driver was transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. A breath test was administered where he provided two suitable breath samples over the legal limit of 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.
38 year old, Michael FEAVER of South Bruce Peninsula has been charged with the following offences:
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
Carrying concealed weapon, section 90 CC
Possession of over 30g dried cannabis (or equivalent) in a public place, section 8(1)(a) Cannabis Act
Fail to yield to traffic, section 144(8) Highway Traffic Act
The accused was released on a Promise to Appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on August 22, 2019.
Grey Bruce OPP are requesting anyone with information on this investigation to call police, 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 $2,000.