(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On August 28, 2020, at approximately 5:40 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance at a residence on the Second Line in the Town of Erin. While enroute officers were advised that the suspect had left the scene and was travelling back to their residence on a farm tractor.
Police attended the suspect's residence and while speaking with them formed the opinion that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Harold David MOORE, 60-years-old of Erin has been charged with Impaired Operation and 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 October 2, 2020 to answer to the charges.
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.