(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On Sunday July 22, 2018 Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check on Wellington Road 44, near Rockwood. At approximately midnight a grey pickup truck heading into the RIDE check quickly changed direction. Police stopped the vehicle and while speaking with the female driver officers formed the opinion that she was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening Test was conducted which resulted in a fail. She was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
30-year-old Erin Ann BOYD of Georgetown 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. She is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on August 23, 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.