(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - On November 23, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the driver of a motor vehicle on Highway 6 for a Highway Traffic Act violation.
During the course of the investigation officers formed the opinion that the driver had been consuming 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.
Brandy LAIDMAN, 43-years-old of Hamilton has been charged with Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) and Racing contrary to the Highway Traffic 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 the Ontario court of justice - Guelph on December 27, 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.