(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On August 9, 2020, at approximately 12:45 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a R.I.D.E. program at the intersection of Speedvale Avenue West and Woolwich-Guelph Townline when officers investigated the driver of a pick-up truck that entered into the checkpoint.
Police spoke with the driver and detected an odour of alcohol on their breath. 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.
Perry Douglas BUTT, 50-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Impaired Operation - 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 September 8, 2020 to answer to the charge.
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.