Area OPP Police Press Releases

Sarah HATTON – Drunk Driving

(PERTH EAST, ON) – Another impaired driver was arrested in Perth County.

On January 1, 2023, just before 4:00 p.m. a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a wanted person pull into their driveway located on St Andrew Street in the Municipality of West Perth.

During the investigation, the officer noted that the driver had been drinking alcohol. A roadside screening device was administered. The driver was arrested and transported to a local operations center for further testing.

Sarah HATTON, 35, of West Perth, has been charged with:

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

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 30-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

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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