Area OPP Police Press Releases

Joe PIKULA Arrested Following Collision

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a driver for impaired related offences in the Municipality of North Perth.  

On November 7, 2022, at approximately 12:14 p.m., Perth County OPP officers received a complaint of a possible impaired driver on Monument Road in North Perth.  Perth OPP received a second call that the vehicle had now been involved in a collision on Main Street North in North Perth. No injuries were reported.

During the investigation, officers determined the driver was impaired. The driver was arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testing

As a result, Joe PIKULA, 44, of Brantford, has been arrested and charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

–      Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.

The accused has 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.

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