Area OPP Police Press Releases

Martin A. PEDERSEN – Drunk Driving

(TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH, ON) – On Thursday November 26, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a passenger vehicle in a ditch on Little Road near Wellington Road 36 in Puslinch Township.

Police located the vehicle and while speaking with the driver determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local police station for further testing.

Martin A. PEDERSEN, 42-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Impaired Operation and Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) 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 December 18, 2020.

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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