Area OPP Police Press Releases

29 Year Old Arrested For Drunk Driving

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Stratford resident with Impaired Driving.

On March 2, 2023, just before 10:30 p.m., Perth OPP stopped a vehicle for speeding on Road 164 in the Municipality of North Perth.

During the investigation, the officer noted that the driver had been drinking alcohol. A roadside screening device was administered. The driver was arrested and transported to a local operations center for further testing.

Emily WASSING, 29, of Stratford, has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date 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.

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