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Tay resident faces impaired charges after vehicle found in ditch: OPP

The incident occurred Saturday evening
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TAY TOWNSHIP – A call at 8:30 p.m. March 27, 2021 from a motorist to police after noting a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 12 at Gervais Road lead officers of the Southern Georgian Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to enter into an impaired driving investigation.

As a result Steven Rose, 55 years, of Tay Township has been charged with 

  • Operation while impaired - alcohol; and further
  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

Rose was released on a undertaking to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on April 8, 2021.

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for 7 days and the accused's driver's licence has been further suspended for 90 days under the conditions of the Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS) .

Educating the public about safe driving practices with our community safety partners is a priority, if you see a possible impaired driver or operator please "Make the Call" and dial 911 and help prevent a crash.