(TOWNSHIP OF SOUTHGATE, ON) - On May 10, 2018, at approximately 11:51 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an unwanted person on Southgate Road 14 in the Township of Southgate.
A member of Wellington County OPP attended the scene and observed the suspect operating a quad ATV, erratically, down the laneway. The operator appeared to have difficulty controlling the ATV. Police stopped the vehicle and determined that the operator had been drinking alcohol. He was arrested for impaired driving and transported to the Chatsworth OPP Detachment for breath tests, which he failed.
37-year old Peter Leonard VAN VLIET of the Township of Southgate was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, driving with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood, and driving while disqualified.
He is scheduled to appear in court in Owen Sound on May 31, 2018.