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21 Year Old Arrested For Drunk Driving

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Another impaired driver was arrested in Perth County over the Easter weekend.

On April 16, 2022, just before 2:00 a.m, a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was on general patrol travelling on Main Street in Atwood, when they conducted a traffic stop. During the investigation, the officer determined the driver was impaired. They were arrested, and transported to a local operations centre for further testing. 

Christopher HRUSKA, 21, of Atwood, 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 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.