(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) - On Sunday July 8, 2018 at approximately 7:30 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible drunk driver on Highway 9, between Harriston and Clifford. It was reported that a southbound driver was possibly impaired.
Police located the driver of the red crossover parked in Harriston. 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.
55-year-old Pavel Sergeyevich ANTIPOV of Mississauga has been charged with Care and Control of a Motor vehicle while 'Impaired by Alcohol' and 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 July 31, 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.