(COUNTY OF BRANT, ON) – County of Brant Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were alerted to a vehicle on February 13, 2021 at approximately 1005 p.m. on Brant Road in the County of Brant.
County of Brant OPP initiated a traffic stop and conducted an investigation. They found that driver was impaired by alcohol.
As a result of the investigation police have charged the driver William PELTON 59-years-old of The County of Brant with the following offences contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada:
- Operation while impaired by alcohol or drug Section 320.14(1)(a)
- Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus Contrary to Section 320.14(1) (b)
The accused will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brantford at a later date to answer to the charges. If convicted, the offender will be subject to the Criminal Code penalties, including a fine or jail time, and a driving prohibition.
Anyone with information about any incident in the County of Brant can call the County of Brant OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.crimestoppers-brant.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.