(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On Wednesday May 22, 2019 at approximately 5:45 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in Fergus. Police located the driver and vehicle on Princess Street shortly after receiving the initial call.
While speaking with the driver, officers formed the opinion that they were impaired by alcohol. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
Shane B Fisher, 40-years-old of Fergus has been charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Impaired Operation - 80mg plus of alcohol per 100mL of blood. 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 Provincial Court on June 25, 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.