NORTHUMBERLAND OPP ARREST DRIVER ON THE 401 IN PORT HOPE

On Friday February 5, 2021, just before 12:30 pm, a member from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a black Ford pick-up truck for a Highway Traffic Act violation on Highway 401 westbound between County Road 28 and Toronto Road. Upon speaking with the driver, the officer detected an odour of an alcoholic beverage. A Roadside Screening Device (ASD) was administered to the vehicle operator at the scene resulting in a “fail”. The driver was arrested, then transported to the OPP Detachment in Cobourg for further testing.

Gregg NESBITT (age 40) of Port Hope, Ontario, was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration – 80 plus

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg on March 25, 2021.

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