(PUSLINCH TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday August 22, 2018 at approximately 10:37 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer conducted a sobriety spot check on the driver of a motor vehicle on Gore Road near Highway 6 in Puslinch Township. 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.
Investigation revealed that driver was previously suspended and disqualified from driving a motor vehicle. Police also located alcohol in the vehicle that was within reach of the driver.
59-year-old Daniel BOLES of Puslinch Township has been charged with Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood and Driving While Disqualified X2 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada as well as a number of Provincial offences violations including Driving While Under Suspension and Driving Motor Vehicle With Liquor Readily Available.
He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on September 18, 2018 to answer to the charges.
A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.
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.