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Monday, April 8, 2019

Saugeen Shores Intoxication Arrests

Saugeen Shores | by Claire McCormack  

From beer thrown at a cruiser to noisy parties, police laid a number of charges on the weekend.

From dealing with driving offences to public intoxication arrests, Saugeen Shores Police were kept busy over the weekend. 

They say officers dealt with two public intoxication arrests where both men were driven home to the care of a sober person, the public Intoxication arrest of a man who threw a full can of beer at a passing fully marked police vehicle, five noise complaints about parties and one open liquor offence.

Police also say at about 11:45 Friday night, (April 5th), they stopped a vehicle in Port Elgin with heavy front end damage.  They say they detected the driver had consumed an alcoholic drink. According to police, the driver refused to provide a breath sample.
A 32 year old Toronto man was arrested and faces charges related to refusing to provide a sample and and driving with liquor readily accessible.
His vehicle was impounded for seven days and driver's licence  suspended for 90 days.
They say the damage to the vehicle happened at an earlier date.

Then at about 11:15 Saturday night, (April 6th) police responded to a complaint about an intoxicated man outside in the area of a local motel.  
Police attended and located a man known to them to be on a court ordered curfew as a result of a recognizance of bail.  

A 28 year old Port Elgin man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with a curfew.



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