(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On Saturday July 21, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped the driver of a maroon pickup on Queen Street West, Fergus. While speaking with the male driver officers formed the opinion that he was impaired by alcohol. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
A 17-year-old youth from Fergus has been charged with Impaired Driving 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 Court on August 16 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.