Tree Stops Impaired Driver – FRANTZ

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – On November 23, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Eliza Street in the Town of Arthur.

It was reported that a vehicle left the road and collided with a tree.

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.

Derrick Dana FRANTZ, 63-years-old of Marmora Ontario, has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drug and Operation While Impaired – 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code.

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 22, 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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