70 Year Old Drunk Driver Arrested At RIDE
Source: Area OPP
Date: Fri Jan 4 04:26:49 MST 2019
While speaking with the driver, officers observed an open container of alcohol between his legs and detected an odour of alcohol on his breath. The driver completed a standard field sobriety test which was performed poorly. Officers determined that his ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol and he was placed under arrest. He was transported to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
70-year-old Terrence RIGBY of Guelph-Eramosa Township has been charged with Operation While Impaired - Blood Alcohol Concentration - 80 plus and Operation While Impaired contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on February 1, 2019 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.