(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On Saturday December 8, 2018 members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) Check on Highway 7, between Guelph and Kitchener. At approximately 2:30 a.m. the driver of a grey sedan was travelling on Highway 7 towards the R.I.D.E. check when they made a sharp U-turn.
Officers stopped the male driver and while speaking with him formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
37-year-old David Glen HOUSTON of Guelph has been charged with Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood 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. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on January 8, 2019.