Suspended Driver Charged With Impaired In Puslinch

dui drunk driving On February 11, 2021, at approximately 12:45 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped the driver of a black passenger vehicle on Brock Road South near McLean Road in Aberfoyle.

While speaking with the driver, police determined formed the opinion that they were under the influence of alcohol. A Roadside Screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

Jeffery FERNANDES, 39-years-old of Puslinch Township has been charged with;

  • Impaired Operation – 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) and Impaired Operation-alcohol or drug contrary to the Criminal Code.
  • Drive While Suspended contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Drive with Open Container of Liquor contrary to the Liquor Licence Act.
  • Fail to Surrender Insurance Card contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice-Guelph on March 2, 2021 to answer to the charges.

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.

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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