Area OPP Police Press Releases

Jacob GALLANT-SMITH Has Vehicle Impounded For 45 Days

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On November 4, 2022, just before 9:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checkpoint on Line 42 and Road 145 in the Township of Perth East.  

The driver admitted to consuming an alcoholic beverage. An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was used, registering a warn result.

During the investigation, police were notified that the driver was a prohibited driver.

As a result, Jacob GALLANT-SMITH a 26-year-old of Stratford was charged with:

–      Operation While Prohibited – Legal Restriction from any other Act of Parliament of Provincial Law

The driver’s vehicle was impounded for 45 days. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

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