Impaired by drug charge laid – Exeter
(SOUTH HURON, ON) Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Huron-Perth Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU) are currently investigating the theft of a $60,000 skid steer stolen from an Exeter business.
On September 18, 2018 Huron OPP members commenced an investigation into the theft of a 2014 John Deere skid steer that was stolen from a business located on Thames Road West in Exeter.
Police were informed the skid steer was parked in the yard around 4:30 p.m. on September 12 and when the operator returned to work on September 18 he noticed the machine was missing. Upon checking with other employees it was quickly determined the skid steer had in fact been stolen.
The yellow 2014 John Deere skid steer is a 328E model valued at approximately $60,000. This particular machine has two stainless steel after-market side mirrors. Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-3101122 or (519) 524-8314. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. (SOUTH HURON, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a 60-year-old South Huron resident with Impaired Operation by a Drug following a traffic stop that took place in Exeter this past weekend.
At around 11:37 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2018 Huron OPP members received information about a car that was travelling northbound on London Road (Highway 4) heading into Exeter in an erratic manner.
Within a few minutes police had the suspect vehicle stopped at the north end of Exeter and were speaking with the driver.
Upon speaking with the male driver the investigating officer had reason to believe the driver was impaired by a drug, thus the driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Lucan OPP Detachment for a Drug Recognition Evaluation (DRE). The driver submitted to the DRE’s evaluation and the driver was deemed to be impaired by a drug.
A man of 60 years of age from South Huron has been charged with Impaired Operation by a Drug.
He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for November 22, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice Exeter. His licence has been suspended for an automatic 90 days and his vehicle has been impounded for seven days.