47 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge - MURPHY
Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Apr 7 02:58:24 MST 2020
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.
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