CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On Sunday February 24, 2019 at approximately 12:00 p.m. an Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Stone Road West, Guelph. The officer stopped the driver of a blue hatchback for a traffic offence.
While speaking with the male driver, the officer 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.
Michael J. M. HAMILTON, 43-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Impaired Operation - 80mg plus of alcohol per 100mL of blood. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on March 26, 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.