(SOUTH HURON, ON) - A traffic complaint investigated by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) over the weekend has led to an Over 80 charge for a Mississauga resident.
At approximately 7:44 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers received a call from a witness that reported seeing two vehicles travelling in an erratic manner heading eastbound on Dashwood Road.
Officers immediately began patrolling for the suspect vehicle and approximately 10 minutes later officers located both suspect vehicles travelling on Thames Road in Exeter. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver of one of the suspect vehicles was spoken to. Upon speaking with the driver, the investigating officer detected the odour of alcohol emanating from the driver. A roadside test was conducted which resulted in a fail for the driver. He was placed under arrest for Drive Motor Vehicle with Over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol and was subsequently transported to the Exeter OPP Detachment for breath tests. He subsequently provided two samples of his breath to a qualified Intoxilizer Technician and both of his samples registered over the legal limit.
Neil MACKHAN, 26 years of age, from Mississauga has been charged with Drive Motor Vehicle With Over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol. He has since been released from custody custody with a court date scheduled for September 27, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Exeter. His vehicle has been towed and his licence has been suspended for an automatic 90 days.