(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On Tuesday May 28, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m. an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer patrolling Wellington Road 23 near Sideroad 17 near Erin came upon a car in the ditch. The occupants were uninjured.
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.
As a result of the investigation, Alexander James SEDORE, 22-years-old of Erin has been charged with Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol in 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 the Criminal Court of Justice on June 11, 2019.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol, please call 911 immediately.