25 Year Old In Stolen Vehicle Facing Impaired Charge - Methamphetamine A Factor
Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Sep 3 02:36:28 MST 2019
Officers located the vehicle and driver and placed him under arrest. During a search of the vehicle and driver, officers seized a capped syringe and a baggy that appeared to contain crystal methamphetamine. While speaking with the driver, officers observed obvious signs of impairment. Officers transported the accused to a nearby OPP Operation Centre for further testing.
Investigation revealed that the driver was prohibited from driving due to a previous criminal conviction.
Zachary BLUNDELL, 25-years-old of Hanover has been charged with Operation While Impaired by Drug, Operation While Prohibited and Possession of Stolen Property contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada and Possession of Methamphetamine contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice - Guelph on September 24, 2019.
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.