(TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH, ON) - On Saturday May 11, 2019 members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check on Concession 7 in Puslinch Township. At approximately 3:30 p.m. the driver of a motor vehicle entered the R.I.D.E. check.
While speaking with the driver, officers formed the opinion that they were under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing.
As a result, Jeffery PICHE, 47-years-old of the Township of Puslinch, has been charged with;
Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code.
Driving While Suspended contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
Driving With Open Container of Liquor contrary to the Liquor Licence Act
A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The Accused is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on June 14, 2019.