(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) – On August 8, 2021, at approximately 2:45 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired-driver on Wellington Rd 109, south-east of Harriston. It was reported that a driver was swerving dangerously in traffic and that they were possibly impaired.
Police located and stopped the driver. Officers formed the opinion that the driver was impaired by alcohol. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
As a result of the investigation Davis Michael BERGVALDS, 30-years-old of Kincardine, has been charged with Impaired Operation 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood). 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 24, 2021.
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.