(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On Sunday October 7, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a police assist call from a motorist who advised that she was lost and stuck in a ditch possibly near a Conservation Area. While attempting to locate the vehicle, police received a second call from a witness that located a vehicle in the ditch on Conservation Road with a possible impaired driver.
Officers attended the scene and while speaking with the female driver, determined that she was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device Test (ASD) was conducted which resulted in a fail. She was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
61-year-old Donna FOREMAN-BRAUN of Guelph has been charged with Over 80 mgs 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 October 30, 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.