Drunk Driving Charge Following Collision - MCGOWAN
Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Jul 27 01:34:14 MST 2020
During the course of the investigation, officers formed the opinion that the one of the drivers had consumed alcohol prior to the collision. A Roadside Screening Test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre further testing.
Bryce Jonathan MCGOWAN, 42-years-old of Fergus has been charged with Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code.
A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice - Guelph on August 14, 2020.
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.