(MONKTON, ON) - A Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check resulted in the locating of an impaired driver in the Municipality of North Perth. The driver tried to avoid the RIDE program and was stopped by police shortly after 11:30 p.m. on May 14, 2019.
Through investigation, it was determined that the driver had consumed alcohol. He failed a road side test and was arrested and transported to the Sebringville OPP detachment for further testing.
Kyle EAST, 23-years-old, of the Municipality of Central Huron was arrested and charged with;
Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
Driving while under suspension
Operate a motor vehicle without insurance
Use plate not authorized for vehicle
He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Stratford on June 3, 2019 to answer the charges.
Road safety is everyone's responsibility. 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.