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Drunk Driver Arrested At Entrance Of Campground

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – A resident of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh is facing a court date after he was caught driving with too high of a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC).

On August 27, 2021 at approximately 9:45 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were patrolling on Orchard Line when they observed a pickup truck make a wide turn onto Orchard Line. Officers followed after the vehicle and were able to stop the vehicle at the entrance to a campground.

Upon speaking with the driver the investigating officer noted the driver had consumed some alcohol so a demand for the roadside test was issued. The driver complied with the demand and proceeded to fail the roadside screening test. 

The driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for breath tests. Two samples of breath were later provided to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests resulted in a Fail.

Christopher ADAIR, 57 years of age from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 4, 2021.

The driver was served with an automatic 90-day driver’s licence suspension and his motor vehicle was impounded.

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