A member from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged an individual after a concerned citizen alerted police to an impaired driver.
On January 29, 2024, at approximately 8:25 p.m., OPP responded to a report regarding an individual in a vehicle in the vicinity of Jack Gordon Road in Hamilton Township. An officer located the vehicle and entered into an impaired operation investigation.
As a result, Britton JIBB, 39-years-old from Hamilton Township has been charged with:
- Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
- Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
- Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available
- Having care or control of a motor vehicle with liquor readily available.
A further 90-day Administrative Driver Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a seven-day vehicle impound was initiated as per statute.
Th e accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.
The Northumberland OPP value your contribution to building safe communities. If you suspect someone is driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, call 9-1-1. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 or www.stopcrimehere.ca.