Area OPP Police Press Releases

Jessica BOWEN – Impaired Driving

(WEST PERTH, ON) – On November 2, 2021, just after 10:00 a.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on general patrol in the Municipality of West Perth were alerted to a possible impaired driver at a business on Huron Road in the Municipality of West Perth. Police spoke with the vehicle driver who appeared to be impaired. The driver was arrested and transported to a local OPP detachment where further tests were administered.

As a result, Jessica BOWEN, 34, of the Township of Perth East has been charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Other Drugs

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused in this matter 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 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 immediately.

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