(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - On July 7, 2019 at approximately 9:05 p.m. a member of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the driver of a motorcycle on Wellington Road 109 at Wellington Road 10 in the Township of Wellington North for a Highway Traffic Act (HTA) infraction.
During the investigation, officers determined that the driver had alcohol in their body and a Roadside Screening Device was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Thomas "Franklin" MANNING, 58-years-old of Listowel has been charged with Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code.
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 August 9, 2019 to answer to the charge.