(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - On July 11, 2020, at approximately 10:25 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver operating a pick-up truck on Wellington Road 2 in the Township of Wellington North.
Police located the vehicle and while speaking with the driver and determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Dean Michael WALTER, 40-years-old of Mildmay has been charged with Impaired - 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL 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 the Ontario court of justice - Guelph on August 14, 2020.
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.