(GODERICH & CENTRAL HURON, ON) - A Morris-Turnberry resident is facing a criminal charge after he was stopped by police and refused to provide a roadside breath sample.
On Sunday, July 12, 2020 at approximately 7:11 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a concerned citizen about a possible impaired driver that had just left a restaurant in Goderich.
Officers began patrolling for the suspect vehicle and approximately 10 minutes later officers had located and stopped the vehicle south of Goderich.
While speaking with the driver officers noted the driver had been drinking alcohol, as well open alcohol was observed inside the vehicle. As such a roadside screening test was demanded of the driver. The driver ultimately refused to provide a suitable roadside sample to the officer and was arrested as a result.
Curtis RAYNARD, 22 years of age, from Morris-Turnberry has been charged with Fail or Refuse to Comply with Demand.
He was later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 5, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.