Area OPP Police Press Releases

Drunk Driver Calls Police For Fuel

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On November 6, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Wellington County Detachment responded to a call from a stranded motorist who ran out of fuel on Side Road 20 near Wellington Road 16 in Centre Wellington Township.

During the investigation, police formed the opinion that the driver had alcohol in their body and subsequently requested that a breath sample to be provided – which they refused to comply with.

As a result, Lindsay PROSSER, 25-years-old of London has been charged with Refusal/Failure to Comply with Demand contrary to the Criminal Code. 

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 at a later date.

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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