Area OPP Police Press Releases

Sandro MOSCARELLI Arrested For Drunk Driving & Weed In Reach

(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) – On December 19, 2020, at approximately 1:20 a.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped the driver of a white passenger van on Second Line near Side Road 17 in the Town of Erin. While speaking with the driver, police formed the opinion that they under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device (ASD) test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

 Police also located cannabis in the vehicle that was within reach of the driver.

Sandro MOSCARELLI 43-years-old of East Garafraxa Township has been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code and Drive Motor Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available contrary to the Cannabis Control Act.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice-Guelph on January 15, 2021 to answer to the charges.  

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

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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