Area OPP Police Press Releases

20 Year Old Arrested For Impaired Driving – Name Released

(PERTH EAST, ON) – Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged Dublin resident with Impaired Driving following a traffic stop on Perth Road 131 in the Township of Perth East.  

On July 28, 2022, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Perth OPP responded to a call about a vehicle that was parked partially in a ditch with its 4-ways on.

During the investigation, the officer noted that the driver had been drinking alcohol. A roadside screening device was administered. The driver was arrested and transported to a local operations center for further testing.

Owen CORBETT, 20, of Dublin, has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. 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.

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.