Matthew HAKKERS – Drunk Driving

(WEST PERTH, ON) – On June 25 2020, just before 3:30 a.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle as it travelled along Huron Road, Mitchell, in the Municipality of West 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.

As a result, Matthew HAKKERS, 32, of Goderich, has been charged with:

Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus)

Have Care or Control of Vehicle or Boat with Cannabis Readily Available

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 at a later date 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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