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DISQUALIFIED DRUNK DRIVER CHARGED

Wellington County OPP Press Release


(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - On Sunday September 30, 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a suspected impaired driver on Wellington Road 16, Conn.

While speaking with the male driver officers formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening Test was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing. Further investigation revealed the driver was disqualified from driving

A 65-year-old man of Conn has been charged with Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood and Driving while Disqualified. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on October 26, 2018. 

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call police at 911 to report it.


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