Individual charged with impaired driving and drug possession

DUNNVILLE—Haldimand OPP has charged a 37-year-old individual with impaired driving and drug possession following a traffic complaint on North Shore Drive in Dunnville.

On Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11:26 a.m., OPP responded to the area of North Shore Drive for a report of a traffic complaint.

OPP located the vehicle in the area and investigated.

While speaking with the individual, signs of impairment were detected and the individual was arrested. Tests administered by a Drug Recognition Evaluator determined the individual was impaired by drug. Further investigation and search of the vehicle resulted in police locating a quantity of illicit drugs.

OPP has charged a 37-year-old of Cayuga with:

  • Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drug
  • Possession of a schedule I substance (2 counts)
  • Drive a motor vehicle with cannabis readily available
  • Drive motor vehicle – no driver’s licence

The accused is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charges.