(CENTRE WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Sunday August 19, 2018 at approximately 11:45 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of two intoxicated males with a broken down vehicle on Church Street East in Elora. Police were further updated that the males and vehicle had left and were last seen travelling on Gerrie Road. Officers located the 4-door sedan and while speaking with the male driver, police formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device (ASD) test was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
23-year-old Nathan BELL of Hamilton has been charged with Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. 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 September 11, 2018 to answer to the charge.
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.