(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On May 2, 2019 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint of a possible drunk driver on Wellington Road 7 near Elora. It was reported that a driver was swerving all over the road and that the driver might be impaired. The OPP located and stopped the driver of the suspect white pickup truck in Elora.
While speaking with the driver, officers formed the belief 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.
Jamie J. OUELLETTE, 37-years-old of Elora has been charged with Impaired Driving and Impaired Driving - 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 June 7, 2019.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, you can call police at 911 to report it.