OPP Police Press Releases

Joseph ROBSON – Drunk Driving

(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) – On April 1, 2021 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a vehicle that was driving erratically southbound on Wellington Road 124 in the Town of Erin.

Police spotted the vehicle and pulled it over a short time later.

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

As a result, Joseph ROBSON, 40-years-old of Petawawa, has been charged with  Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

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 April 23, 2021 to answer to the charges.

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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