Police Briefs – September 14, 2017

An Essex man is facing impaired driving charges after being stopped by OPP on Essex County Rd. 18.

Police responded to reports around 6pm Wednesday of a GMC pickup that almost hit several other vehicles and was swerving in and out of the ditch along Essex County Rd. 18.

A 19-year-old man is now facing charges of impaired driving, dangerous operation of a motor vehicles, and possession of cannabis under 30 grams.

His driver’s licence has been suspended and his vehicle impounded as per the regulations of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.