(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On Friday December 21, 2018 members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) Check on Highway 6, north of Guelph. At approximately 11:45 p.m. the driver of a black sedan entered the R.I.D.E. check. While speaking with the driver, officers determined that he was under the influence of alcohol. A roadside Alcohol 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.
24-year-old Cole Daniel Gregory CAUDLE of Fergus has been charged with Operate a Motor Vehicle while Impaired - Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 80mg plus 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 21, 2019.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, please call police at 911 to report it. It could save a life.