Area OPP Police Press Releases

33 Year Old Arrested At RIDE

(PERTH EAST, ON) – Another impaired driver has been removed from the roads after proactive policing in the Township of Perth East.

Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program on January 29 2022, just before 1:00 a.m., on Mill Street East, in Perth East, when a vehicle stop was conducted. During the investigation, it was determined that the driver had consumed alcohol. They were arrested, and transported to a local operations centre for further testing.

Travis LEHMANN, 33, of Perth East, 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 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 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.

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