A Busy Week For OPP In Puslinch – Multiple DRUG/DUI Charges


OPP DRINKING AN DRIVING

On October 12, 2016 at approximately 9:52 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Officers were conducting R.I.D.E. spot checks on Townline Road and Gore Road, Puslinch Township. A 2016 Kia entered the R.I.D.E. program and Officers spoke with a male driver. Police believed that he had been consuming alcohol and a roadside screening test was performed which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

37-year-old Michael WILSON of Toronto has been charged with Over 80 Mgs contrary to the Criminal Code. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on November 25, 2016. His driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days and the vehicle impounded for a period of seven days as per statute.

DRUGS FOUND AT R.I.D.E.

On October 12, 2016 at approximately 9:48 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Officers were conducting R.I.D.E. spot checks on Townline Road and Gore Road, Puslinch Township.

A 2005 Honda entered the R.I.D.E. program and Officers spoke with a male driver. Suspected marihuana was detected in the car and was seized by Police. An arrest was made and he was released at the scene with court documents.

20-year-old Jordan PEREIRA of Cambridge is charged with Possession of Marihuana Under 30 grams contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. He is to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on November 18, 2016.

DRINKING AND DRIVING

On October 13, 2016 at approximately 4:40 a.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Officers were called to a motor vehicle collision on Wellington Road 35, Puslinch Township involving a 2010 Ford that left the road and struck a culvert. Police spoke with the male driver and he showed signs of alcohol consumption. A road side screening test was done which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

56-year-old Ronald BARR of Norfolk County has been charged with Care or Control Over 80 Mgs and Care or Control while Impaired contrary to the Criminal Code. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on November 1, 2016. His driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days and the vehicle impounded for a period of seven days as per statute.


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