Area OPP Police Press Releases

34 Year Old From West Perth Arrested For Drunk Driving

(WEST PERTH, ON) – Another impaired driver was stopped and charged in Perth County.

Just after 12:00 a.m. on December 04 2020, a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was on general patrol on Line 20, in the Municipality of West Perth, when a vehicle was stopped. During the course of the investigation, the officer formed the opinion that the driver had consumed alcohol. A Roadside Approved Screening Device test was conducted, which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing, where two samples of breath were provided.

As a result, Theodoor KOERT, 34, of West Perth, has been charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus)

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 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.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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