(GUELPH-ERAMOSA TOWNSHIP, ON) - On November 22, 2020 at approximately 8:55 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle in the ditch and the driver was possibly impaired on Fife Road near Wellington Road 32 in Guelph-Eramosa Township. It was reported that witnesses observed the vehicle enter the ditch and the driver was asking for assistance getting it out.
Police located the vehicle and while speaking with the driver determined 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.
Anthony Douglas THUKRAL, 41-years-old of Guelph 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 January 8, 2021 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.