Passed Out In Vehicle Leads To Over 80 Charge For Clifford Man

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Sep 11 03:56:24 MST 2018

(HOWICK, ON) - A call to police about a vehicle with a passed out driver in it has led to charges against a male from Clifford.

Just before 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a witness that requested police check on a male driver that was observed to be passed out in his vehicle that was parked on Mud Lake Line.

A short while later a South Bruce OPP officer located the suspect vehicle parked with the vehicle running and the driver sleeping in the vehicle. Upon speaking with the driver the investigating officer noted the driver had been consuming some alcohol and was impaired.

The driver was placed under arrest for Having Care & Control of a Motor Vehicle While Impaired and was subsequently transported to the Walkerton OPP detachment for breath tests. He subsequently provided two samples of his breath to a qualified Intoxilizer Technician and both of his samples registered over the legal limit.

Michael TRUAX, 32 years of age, from Clifford has been charged with Care & Control of a Motor Vehicle With Over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol and Care & Control of a Motor Vehicle While Impaired. He has since been released from custody custody with a court date scheduled for September 19, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Walkerton. His vehicle has been towed and his licence has been suspended for an automatic 90 days.


Area OPP

House Fire Claims Life Of Owen Sound Resident
Death Investigation Update - Accused Arrested at Airport
Theft From Locked Shed
Another ATV Stolen
Serious Injuries In Rollover Collision On Bruce Road 19
Criminal(s) Steal Items From Unlocked Vechicle
Police Investigating Bomb Threat At High School
Home Ransacked In Goderich - $200 Electric Lawnmower Stolen
Head On Collision On Hwy 26 Closed Road - One Airlifted
68 Year Old From Goderich Caught Going 109 in an 80 - Alcohol A Factor
BOLO Stolen Polaris Side-byside From Blyth Road
Male Found Deceased Following Family Dispute
34 Year Old Facing Sexual Assault Charge - Name Released
Repeat Offender Arrested For Clinton Pharmacy Break In
Driver Killed While Trying To Cross Road
Triple Homicide Update - Victims Identified
$1.5 Million Fire Destroys Barn And Livestock
23 Year Old Stunt Driver In Walkerton Has Vehicle Impounded
Suspicious Deaths Update: Two Males And One Female
John REED - Death Threats, Breach Probation
Driver Arrested At RIDE
23 Year Old Extricated & Airlifted Following Collision On Hwy 86
Male Struck By Train Pronounced Deceased On Scene
OPP Investigating 3 Suspicious Deaths - Road Closed
28 Year Old From Brockton Facing Drunk Driving Charge


Latest Headlines

House Fire Claims Life Of Owen Sound Resident
Death Investigation Update - Accused Arrested at Airport
Theft From Locked Shed
Another ATV Stolen
Shots Fired In Owen Sound Crime Spree - Ryan Carless Arrested
Serious Injuries In Rollover Collision On Bruce Road 19
Criminal(s) Steal Items From Unlocked Vechicle
Police Investigating Bomb Threat At High School
Home Ransacked In Goderich - $200 Electric Lawnmower Stolen
Head On Collision On Hwy 26 Closed Road - One Airlifted
68 Year Old From Goderich Caught Going 109 in an 80 - Alcohol A Factor
BOLO Stolen Polaris Side-byside From Blyth Road
Snow Squall Watch In Effect
Male Found Deceased Following Family Dispute
Bernie Bailey Expected To Release 100ís Of neil vincentís Victims From House Arrest 03Dec2018 #WinghamWakening
34 Year Old Facing Sexual Assault Charge - Name Released
Repeat Offender Arrested For Clinton Pharmacy Break In
Driver Killed While Trying To Cross Road
Triple Homicide Update - Victims Identified
Pedestrian Airlifted Following Collision
$1.5 Million Fire Destroys Barn And Livestock
23 Year Old Stunt Driver In Walkerton Has Vehicle Impounded
Suspicious Deaths Update: Two Males And One Female
John REED - Death Threats, Breach Probation
Driver Arrested At RIDE


Huron County

West Nile virus found in Huron County mosquitoes
Health Unit: Avoid Mosquito Bites





South Huron

Exeter Pool/Washroom Project Update






North Huron

NOTICE: Special Meeting of the North Huron Police Services Board - July 3, 2018






Wingham Police Service








Grey Bruce Health

Rabid Bat Identified
Update - Public Assistance Request Dog Bite
Public Assistance Request Dog Bite




Morris-Turnberry








Howick

Howick Incapable/Unwilling To Maintain Cemeteries & Beg For Donations #CouncilFail






Perth District Health Unit

Wildwood Reservoir Posted as Unsafe for Swimming
Volunteers Needed for Teen Esteem and Elements Programs this Fall
Cow Tests Positive For Rabies In Perth County




Owen Sound Police

Shots Fired In Owen Sound Crime Spree - Ryan Carless Arrested
Pedestrian Airlifted Following Collision
$50,000 Drug Bust In Owen Sound
Child Porn Bust In Owen Sound After Pictures Shared On Social Media
Student Struck In Hit And Run