Area OPP Police Press Releases

Jennifer Denise HORBATUIK – Drunk Driving

(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) – On April 18, 2021 at approximately 3:30 p.m., a member of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting patrols on Wellington Road 22 in the Town of Erin.

It was reported that the officer had to take evasive action after an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line. Police turned around and stopped the vehicle.

While speaking with the driver, officers formed the opinion formed the opinion that they were under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

As a result, Jennifer Denise HORBATUIK, 35-years-old of Erin, has been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

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 May 4, 2021 to answer to the charge.

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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