Quinte West OPP – Driver Charged After Canine Utilized in Arrest (Name Released)

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The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges in an impaired, motor vehicle collision investigation.

On July 1, 2023, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Airport Road, Quinte West. The driver fled the scene prior to police arrival and the OPP’s Canine Unit was dispatched to assist in a search. The driver was located and arrest.

Alexander HULL, 28 years old from Picton, ha s been charged with the following offences:

  • Operation while impaired – Alcohol or drugs
  • Refusal to comply with breath demand
  • Fail to stop after accident
  • Operation while prohibited – Three counts
  • Fail to comply with probation order – Two counts
  • Fail to comply with undertaking

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.

If you suspect that someone is driving or about to drive impaired, call 9-1-1 and report it. You could save a life.

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