Drunk Driver Arrested At RIDE – BLACKPORT

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On December 24, 2019, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County Detachment were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program in the area of Perth Line 36 and Perth Road 122 in the Township of Perth East. During that time, officers spoke with the driver of a sport utility vehicle (SUV).

Through investigation, it was determined that the driver had consumed alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to the Sebringville OPP detachment for further testing.

William George BLACKPORT, 63-years-old, of the City of Stratford was charged with:

Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Stratford on

January 13th, 2020.

Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. 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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