Impaired Driver Arrested Near Harriston

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) – On November 13, 2020 at approximately 10:00 a.m. a member of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the driver of a motor vehicle on Wellington Road 109 near Fifth Line south of Harriston.

Police spoke with the driver and determined that they had alcohol in their body. A Roadside Screening Device test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.

Jeffrey Allan BELL, 53-years-old of Brockton has been charged with;

Impaired Operation-Alcohol or Drug contrary to the Criminal Code.

Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code.

Drive Motor Vehicle with Open Container contrary of Liquor Licence 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 – Guelph on December 8, 2020.

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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