Area OPP Police Press Releases

33 Year Old Arrested Following Ditch Rollover

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On December 20, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Wellington Road 16 near Side Road 15 in the Township of Centre Wellington.

It was reported that a vehicle left the road, entered a ditch, and rolled over.

Upon arrival, police spoke with the driver and formed the opinion that they was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was placed under arrest and underwent further testing.

Michael Alan NEVETT, 33-years-old of Orangeville, has been charged with Operation While Impaired – 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code and Having Open Container of Liquor contrary to the Liquor Licence Act.

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 15, 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.

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