47 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge - MURPHY

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Apr 7 02:58:24 MST 2020

(WEST PERTH, ON) - Police received a traffic complaint from the public that assisted in stopping an impaired driver in the Municipality of West Perth.

The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to Perth Line 42 shortly before 5:00 p.m. on March 26 2020, when the actions of a vehicle driver caught the attention of citizens.

Upon speaking with the driver, the investigating officer noted that the driver had consumed some alcohol. An approved screening device was utilized and the driver produced a roadside sample of breath that resulted in a fail.

The driver was placed under arrest and was transported to the Perth County OPP detachment for breath tests, where his blood alcohol concentration was determined to be above the legal limit.

Kevin MURPHY, 47, of West Perth, has been charged with the following offences, contrary to the Criminal Code:
Operation while Impaired - blood alcohol concentration 80 plus


The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford, at a later date, to answer to the charges.

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. To report less serious incidents, the public is asked to call 1-888-310-1122 or report online at www.opp.ca/reporting.

Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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