Four impaired drivers arrested within hours of each other
Huronia West OPP arrested four impaired drivers over the span of eight hours during a night shift this past weekend.
At approximately 6 p.m. on Jan. 20, police were made aware of a traffic complaint in Wasaga Beach involving numerous complainants reporting erratic driving, along with the suspect vehicle making contact with a shed on private property. The driver was located and arrested without incident.
As a result, Michael Gorski, 62, of Wasaga Beach, has been charged with Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs, and Operation while Impaired – BAC 80 plus.
Later that night, at about 10 p.m., two RIDE checks were set up within the detachment areas of Springwater and Clearview townships.
Almost simultaneously, officers noted signs of alcohol use from drivers at both locations where arrests were then made.
As a result, Ryan Hern, 40, of Duntroon, and Lisa Pinkerton, 36, of Barrie have been charged with Operation while Impaired – BAC 80 plus.
During the same shift at approximately 2:30 a.m., an officer was conducting traffic enforcement on County Road 27 within Springwater Township where a vehicle was stopped for a violation. During interaction with the driver police detected signs of alcohol use. After failing a roadside test, the driver was subsequently arrested.
As a result, Tayjai Lytle-Brown, 21, of Kirkfield, has been charged with Operation while Impaired – BAC 80 plus.
Along with the criminal charges and future court appearances, all drivers received 90-day licence suspensions, and seven-day vehicle impoundments.