Area OPP Police Press Releases

38 Year Old Arrested At RIDE

(TOWN OF FERGUS, ON) – On December 19, 2021, members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check on Tower Street South, in Fergus. At approximately 12:30 a.m., the driver of a green van entered the R.I.D.E. check.

As a result of the investigation, Adam SHAW, 38-years-old of Fergus, has been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol per 100mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code. A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment were initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice – Guelph.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol, please call 911 immediately.

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