(GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) - On August 8, 2020 at 9:16 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint for a red pick-up truck that was swerving all over the roadway, weaving in and out of its lane and travelling on both the north and south bound lanes on Grey Road 1, near Grey Road 17A, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.
The driver lost control, struck the guide wires, taking out several posts before leaving the roadway and travelling several hundred feet down into a ravine.
Grey Bruce OPP were assisted by officers from Owen Sound Police Service. The driver was displaying signs of impairment and was arrested for impaired driving by drug. They were transported to Saugeen Shores Police Service where a Drug Recognition Expert completed an evaluation with this driver.
As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Robin HARRIS, 40 years-of-age from Owen Sound, ON with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, section 320.13(1) CC.
The accused was released on an Undertaking and is required to appear in 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 www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.