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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Grey Bruce OPP Respond To 378 Long Weekend Calls

Sauble Beach | by Claire McCormack  

21 stunt driving charges, 18 domestic disputes investigated, 14 Liquor Licence Act tickets.

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Grey Bruce OPP say they responded to 378 calls for service on the long weekend.  

Police say from Friday, (Aug2) to Monday, (Aug 5), officers issued 102 tickets for various Provincial Act violations.

25 minor vehicle collisions were reported to OPP.

18 domestic and family disputes were investigated, police say no charges were laid at the of the occurrences.  

OPP say traffic was heavy all over Grey Bruce.

They say 68 traffic complaints were called in across the detachment area.

Over 30 of the traffic complaints were for the stretch of Highway 6 from Wiarton to Tobermory.

21 drivers on that stretch were charged with stunt driving-50 kilometres an hour or more over the posted speed limit.

They were issued Provincial Summons for Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound to answer to the charge, their vehicles were impounded for 7 days and their driver's licences were suspended for 7 days

OPP officers patrolling Sauble Beach over the weekend, on police wide-tire bicycles, issued 14 tickets under the Liquor Licence Act.

Grey Bruce OPP continue to ask the public to assist with liquor and by-law compliance on Sauble Beach, by calling in complaints to OPP or Town of South Bruce By-law.

OPP - Non-Emergency # 1-888-310-1122, Emergency Only # 911

South Bruce Peninsula Bylaw - (519) 534-1400 extension 143



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