Drunk Driver Arrested In Seaforth

(HURON EAST, ON) – A Seaforth resident is facing multiple charges after he was caught drunk driving last night in Huron East.

At approximately 10:16 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call about a possible impaired driver that was driving around in a pickup truck near Vanastra. Police immediately began patrolling for the vehicle and a little later officers located the suspect vehicle on Main Street in Seaforth.

While speaking with the driver the investigating officer noted the male was displaying several signs of impairment. Upon arrest the driver failed to comply with officers and resisted arrest. Once he was taken into custody he was transported to the Sebringville OPP Detachment for breath tests.

Two samples of his breath were provided to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were determined to be above the legal limit.

Darcy WILLIAMSON, 25 years of age, from Seaforth has been charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus) and Resist Peace Officer. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 15, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

His licence has been suspended for an automatic 90 days and his vehicle has been impounded.

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