Drunk Driver Caught Going 147 in an 80 - COURT

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Jan 23 03:10:39 MST 2020

(GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) - On January 22, 2020 at 2:24 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) patrolling Highway 6 north of Springmount, Georgian Bluffs stopped a (beige) truck approaching the OPP cruiser at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was recorded by radar travelling at 147 kilometres per hour (km/h) in a posted 80 km/h zone.

Grey Bruce OPP officers arrested the driver of the truck for operating a motor vehicle with blood alcohol level over 80 milligrams, following a fail on road-side screening device. There were 3 additional passengers in the vehicle when it was stopped by OPP.

25 year old, Jacob COURT from Owen Sound has been charged with the following offences,

Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), section 320.14(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada
Race a motor vehicle - Stunt, section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act
Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available, section 2017 12(1) Cannabis Control Act
Driving motor vehicle with liquor readily available, section 32(1) Liquor Licence Act


The accused was released on an Undertaking with a court date in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on February 6, 2020.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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