On November 12, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program on Gore Road at Townline Road in Puslinch Township.
Police spoke with a driver of a vehicle that entered the R.I.D.E program. An odour of alcohol was detected on their breath. A Roadside Screening Device test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Tyler BLACK, 33-years-old of Brantford been charged with Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL 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.
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice – Guelph on December 8, 2020 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.