Breach of Conditions
August 12, 2017 - On the 11th August 2017 at 11:48 P.M. the St Thomas Police Service
responded to the area of 87 St Catharine Street for a traffic complaint of a red
pickup truck performing stunts in the dead end parking lot at the north end of St
Catharine Street. The caller appeared concerned that the driver may be intoxicated
as the vehicle was observed to park and two males "stumbled" into the apartment
Police arrived in the area to find the pickup truck had already left. The pickup
was located by officers a short distance away and conducted a traffic stop on the
The vehicle was stopped and two occupants were observed inside - A female driver
and a male passenger. The 27 year old male passenger was found to be intoxicated
by alcohol and was arrested at the scene after it was discovered he was breaching
his conditions of his Undertaking. He remains in custody pending a video bail appearance
on the 12th of August 2017.
On 12 August 2018 at approximately 00:15hrs The St. Thomas Police were conduction
patrols in the downtown core when they observed a motor vehicle travelling s/b on
White St. A traffic stop was initiated however the vehice failed to stop initially
and continued to an address on Wellington and where it entered the rear of the parking
St. Thomas Police followed the vehicle to the Wellington Street address and entered
into an investigation that resulted in a 51 year old male located in the driver's
seat. The male was intoxicated by alcohol. Police requested the male to exit his
car and provide his drivers licence.
A short time later he was placed under arrest for impaired operation of a motor
vehicle and driving a motor vehicle in excess of 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100
millilitres of blood.
The male was transported to the St. Thomas Police Service and provided two breath
samples resulting in 100 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. The
vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for a 7 day period.
The male will now appear on the 29th of August 2017 for his first appearance in
court to answer to the impaired driving charges.