Area OPP Police Press Releases

Eric WAGLER – Drunk Driving

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On December 16, 2022, just after 12:30 a.m., an officer from the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Perth Road 135 in the Township of Perth East.

Upon speaking with the driver, it became apparent the driver had consumed alcohol and was displaying signs of impairment. A roadside screening device was administered, the driver was subsequently arrested and transported to a local operations center for further testing.

Eric WAGLER, 39-year-old of Perth East, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should immediately contact Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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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