Police Press Releases

Jordan Peter BELANGER HERWYNEN – Drunk Driving

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On February 20, 2021, at approximately 10:40 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped the driver of a white pick-up truck on Tower Street South in Fergus.

While speaking with the driver, officers formed the opinion that the driver was under the influence by alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and transported to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

Jordan Peter BELANGER HERWYNEN, 23-years-old of Guelph-Eramosa Township has been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice-Guelph on March 9, 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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