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IMPAIRED-DRIVER CATCHES MORE THAN SOME "Zzzzz's"

WELLINGTON COUNTY OPP PRESS RELEASE


(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On Friday September 28, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a vehicle stopped in a live lane of traffic with the driver slumped over the steering wheel on Wellington Road 30, Guelph-Eramosa. Officers attended and observed the vehicle running and in gear and the lone occupant asleep in the driver's seat.

The male driver was transported to a local hospital as a precaution. Once medically cleared the male was arrested for impaired driving and underwent further testing.

A 20-year-old man of Guelph has been charged with Driving while Impaired and Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood. 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 23, 2018.  


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