Area OPP Police Press Releases

Gary COTTEE Arrested For Drunk Driving

(TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH, ON) – On December 21, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspected impaired driver on Niska Road in Puslinch Township.

Upon arrival, police spoke to the driver of a blue passenger vehicle and formed the opinion that they were impaired by alcohol. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.

Gary COTTEE, 48-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) and Impaired Operation-alcohol or drug 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 January 26, 2021 to answer to the charges.

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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