(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On May 26, 2020 at 11:27 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program at Clarke's Road, west of Highway 6, Northern Bruce Peninsula. An OPP officer stopped a (black) car and read a breath demand for an approved roadside screening device. The officer arrested the driver for operating a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams (mgs) of alcohol, after they failed the roadside test.
The driver was transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. A breath test, conducted by a qualified Intoxilyzer operator at the detachment, recorded over three time the legal limit of 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.
Grey Bruce OPP have charged 58 year old, Teresa SHEARER from Northern Bruce Peninsula 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 was released on an Undertaking and is required to attend Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on July 30, 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 www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.