Impaired Driver Charged Following Rollover Collision

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) – On October 2, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision involving a possible impaired driver on Wellington Road 51 near Ariss Glen Drive in the Township of Guelph-Eramosa.

It was reported that a vehicle left the road and rolled over onto a driveway of a residence.

Police spoke with the driver and determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.

Jean-Pierre Correia MARIN, 39-years-old of Saugeen First Nation, has been charged with;

Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drug

Operation While Impaired – 80 Plus

Driving With Cannabis Readily Available

Novice Driver-Blood Alcohol Concentration Above Zero

Class G1 Licence Holder-Unaccompanied by Licenced Driver

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 October 30, 2020 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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