September 10, 2020
PUSLINCH TOWNSHIP RIDE PROGRAM STOPS IMPAIRED DRIVER
On Tuesday May 21, 2019 members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check on Gore Road in Puslinch Township. At approximately 8:30 p.m. the driver of a black sedan entered the R.I.D.E. check.
While speaking with the male driver, officers formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing.
As a result, Goordyal BRIGMOHAN, 66-years-old of Cambridge, has been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood) 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. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on June 25, 2019.
IMPAIRED DRIVER COLLIDES WITH DITCH IN PUSLINCH
On Wednesday May 8th, 2019 at approximately 9:40 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle collision at Wellington Road 34 at Watson Road South in the Township of Puslinch. Initial reports indicated that a dark coloured sedan had collided with a ditch at this location. Initial reports also suggested that the driver may be intoxicated.
Wellington County OPP responded and located the driver. While speaking with him, officers formed the opinion that he was impaired by alcohol. The driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
OPP attended the hospital where the driver provided breath samples.
Troy McCARTNEY, 24-years-old of Puslinch has been charged with Impaired Operation and Impaired Operation-80 Plus. A 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on June 14th, 2019.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol, please call 911 immediately.