Area OPP Police Press Releases

Steve GEORGE – Impaired Driving

(PERTH EAST, ON) – A 45-year-old driver has been charged with impaired operation in the Township of Perth East.

On February 11 2021, just before 8:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Line 37, in the Township of Perth East. During the course of the investigation, the investigating officer formed the opinion that the driver had consumed alcohol. A Roadside Approved Screening Device test was conducted, which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local police station for further testing, where two samples of breath were provided.

As a result, Steve GEORGE, 45, of East Zorra-Tavistock Township, has been charged with:

  • Operation while Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus)

A 90-day driving suspension and seven-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges. 

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