Police Briefs: charges in drunk driving, sexual assaults

BRANT COUNTY — Brant County OPP say one person was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 54.

Just before 8am the vehicle left the roadway between Painter Road and Pauline Johnson Road when it struck a hydro pole and caught fire. The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.


Drunk driving charges

A 41 year old Hagersville man is facing drunk driving charges after he crashed on Highway 6.

OPP officers found the man unharmed after a single vehicle crash. He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.


Vehicle impounded

A 22 year old Caledonia man was arrested and his vehicle impounded after he was found driving while intoxicated on Highway 6.

He lost his license for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 said. He’s been charged with driving under the influence and will appear in court at a later date.


Sexual assault charges

An Ottawa man who worked as an Indigenous healer has been charged with alleged sexual assaults on three women.

Police say the investigation began last May.

The three incidents took place in 2021 while the suspect was working at the Wabano Health Centre in Ottawa.

Ralph King, 57, is charged with three counts of sexual assault.

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