Drug Impaired Driver Crashes Stolen Car
Source: Area OPP
Date: Sun Sep 15 04:04:20 MST 2019
While speaking with the driver, officers formed the opinion that the driver was impaired by of a combination of alcohol and drugs. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing conducted by a Drug Recognition Expert (D.R.E.). Further investigation revealed that the car was stolen from the City of Guelph on September 4, 2019. Investigators also located a quantity of methamphetamine and open liquor in the vehicle. The driver was unlicensed.
As a result of the investigation, Michael David YORK, 32-years-old of Midland, has been charged with Impaired Operation, Possession of Methamphetamine, Having Open Liquor in a motor vehicle Drive no Licence, and Possession of Stolen Property under $5,000. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice - Guelph on October 11, 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.