OPP officer facing impaired driving charges

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An officer with the Ontario Provincial Police in Lakeshore is facing impaired driving charges after a single-vehicle crash in Lakeshore on Sunday.

The OPP were called to the site of the crash at the intersection of County Road 22 and West Pike Creek around 1 a.m. Sunday. Officers determined the driver had been consuming alcohol and the Windsor Police Service was called to do a breath test.

Steven Heredi, 40, of Lakeshore, is charged with the operation of a motor vehicle while impaired with a blood alcohol concentration of 80 milligrams or more. The charge has not been proven in court.

The accused is a 12-year member of the service. He was not on duty at the time of the crash.

The accused was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.