(CENTRE WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Sunday August 26, 2018 at approximately 2:10 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded along with Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue to a vehicle in the ditch on Wellington Road 29 near Side Road 30 in Centre Wellington Township. Officers located the grey sedan in the ditch and while speaking with the female driver, determined that she was under the influence of alcohol.
A Roadside Screening Device (ASD) test was conducted which resulted in a fail. She was arrested and brought to a nearby police station for further testing.
31-year-old Elizabeth LACATUSU of East York 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.
She is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on September 18, 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.