On Friday March 3, 2017, at 10:40 p.m., an officer from the Southern Georgian Bay OPP observed a vehicle travelling westbound on Hwy 12 at a speed in excess of the posted speed limit.
The vehicle was stopped and the driver, who exhibited signs of impairment was arrested.
As a result of the investigation that followed, an off duty member of the OPP has been charged with the following offences:
- Drive While Ability Impaired
- Driving with More than 80mgs of Alcohol in Blood.
Police say Provincial Constable Trent Bierworth, who is currently assigned to Central Region Headquarters and is a 14-year member of the OPP is scheduled to appear in Midland Court on Thursday March 16, 2017.