Drunk Driver Arrested At RIDE

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Nov 12 03:42:27 MST 2019

(CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On September 28, 2019 members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check on the Hanlon Expressway in the city of Guelph. At approximately 12:30 a.m. the driver of a grey sedan entered the R.I.D.E. check.

Officers formed the opinion that the driver had been consuming alcohol. A Roadside Screening Test was conducted and the driver registered a fail. They were arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Jacob Douglas WILKINS, 27-years-old of Guelph 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. The accused was scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice - Guelph on November 1, 2019.


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