(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On Tuesday November 27, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a vehicle collision on Highway 7, south of Rockwood. It was reported that a beige SUV had entered the ditch and was caught on a fence.
Police attended and found the driver attempting to drive the vehicle out of the ditch. While speaking with the female driver officers formed the opinion that she was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and transported to a local OPP Detachment for testing. No one was injured in the crash.
44-year-old Mary PAULIC of Rockwood has been charged with Having Care and Control of a vehicle while Impaired by Alcohol and with Failing to Provide Sample of Breath contrary to the Criminal Code. 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 January 4, 2019.
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.