(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On October 25, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspected impaired driver on Eastview Road near Jones Baseline east of Guelph.
It was reported that a black passenger was observed by witnesses driving erratically in the area prior to police arrival.
Police spoke with the driver and determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by drug and they were place under arrest. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Taylor RICHARDSON, 31-years-old of Guelph has been charged with;
Impaired Operation by Alcohol or Drug
Impaired Operation Over 80
Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
Driving a Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor
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 November 20, 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.