(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On Friday December 28, 2018 just shortly after 8:00 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police responded to two separate reports of a possible impaired driver travelling on Trafalgar Road in the Town of Erin.
Officers located the grey SUV, matching the description provided by witnesses, stopped on the shoulder of Trafalgar Road. While speaking with the male driver, officers determined that his ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
55-year-old Robert COX of Guelph has been charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal court on January 29, 2019 to answer to the charges.
A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.
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.