ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
GEORGIAN BAY TWP. - Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched at 9:22 pm Jan. 16, 2020 to a report of a single vehicle crash on Honey Harbour Road between Hillside Drive and Oak Bay Road in Georgian Bay Township.
The attending OPP officer located a red Ford Mustang deep in the ditch and after a brief investigation located the driver at the scene. The officer entered into a drinking and driving investigation and arrested the driver whom became violent and assaulted the officer.
The officer gained control of the driver and transported the driver to the Southern Georgian Bay OPP detachment for further investigation.
As a result of this investigation the driver, Jamie Joseph Gendron 26 years old of Georgian Bay Township, has been charged with the following offences.
- Operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs
- Failure or refusal to comply with demand
- Uttering Threats - Cause death or Bodily Harm (2 Counts)
- Assault a Peace Officer
- Resist Peace Officer
- Fail to surrender insurance card
- Driver fail to surrender licence
- Fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle
- Driver fail to give identification