Drunk Driver Arrested As He Arrives At Residence In North Perth

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On March 20, 2020, at approximately10:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop of a white car as it arrived at a residence in the Municipality of North Perth.

During the course of the investigation, officers formed the opinion that the driver had consumed alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing.

John Charles Bradley MATHERS, 42-years-old, of North Perth, has been charged with:

Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code, and offences under the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.

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 in Stratford to answer to the charge.

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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