Area OPP Police Press Releases

Drunk Driver Ends Up On Front Lawn – TUOHY

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) – On December 31, 2020, at approximately 9:05 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Wellington Road 124 near the Fourth Line of Guelph-Eramosa Township. It was reported that a motor vehicle had left the roadway, entered a ditch and came to rest on the front lawn of a residence. The vehicle was observed being removed by a tow truck.

Police located the vehicle and spoke with the driver and determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol and they were placed under arrest. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.

Kyle Patrick TUOHY, 22-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Impaired Operation and Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) 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 on February 5, 2021.

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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