(CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On Sunday February 24, 2019 just after noon, a member of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the driver of a sedan on Gordon Street near Stone Road for a traffic violation.
While speaking with the male, officers determined that he was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device Test (ASD) was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
43-year-old Michael HAMILTON of Guelph has been charged with Operation While Impaired - Blood Alcohol Concentration - 80 plus 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. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on March 26, 2019 to answer to the charge.
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.