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Traffic complaint nets impaired charge for driver in Meaford

Driver also faces drug possession charge
2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

MEAFORD - On June 2, 2021 at approximately 1:15 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to traffic complaint concerning a possible impaired driver on Highway 26, in the Municipality of Meaford. 

The driver was arrested and transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment, where further tests were administered.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged Ronald Gohn, 44 years of age, from Markham, Ontario with the following offences:

  • Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol and drugs, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance, section 4(1) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

The accused's driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on July 8, 2021.