(CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On Saturday July 21, 2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped the driver of a green pickup on Wellington Street at the Hanlon Expressway, Guelph. 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.
33-year-old Christopher Roy MARKELL of Guelph has been charged with 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 August 17, 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.