(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) - On September 1, 2019 at approximately 3:15 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle in the ditch on Concession 11 near Wellington Road 109 involving a possible impaired driver.
Officers attended the scene and spoke with the person occupying the driver's seat of the sedan. Police immediately detected the odour of an alcoholic beverage on the driver's breath and noted obvious signs of impairment. They were placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Brian DIXON, 49-years-old of East Garafraxa Township has been charged with Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired - 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused will appear in Guelph Criminal Court on October 1, 2019 to answer to the charges.
A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.