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OPP officer charged with impaired driving following crash in North Grenville

Ontario Provincial Police vehicle. Ontario Provincial Police vehicle.

An Ontario Provincial Police officer is facing impaired driving charges following a single-vehicle crash in North Grenville.

Emergency crews responded to the crash on Rock Road at McGovern Road just after 7 p.m. Sunday.

Police say an approved screening device was utilized at the scene, and the driver was arrested.

OPP Probationary Const. Joshua Bouchard, a one-year member of the OPP, is charged with operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

Bouchard is currently serving with the Lanark County Detachment. Police say he has been suspended with pay, as required under the Ontario Police Services Act. Top Stories


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