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21 Year Old From Mapleton Arrested

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On May 5, 2022, just after midnight, an officer from the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on general patrol and observed a vehicle in a parking lot on Mitchell Road South in Listowel, with the driver’s side door open.

When the officer approached the vehicle, they observed a lone male sleeping in the driver’s seat. Upon speaking with the driver, it became apparent the driver had consumed alcohol and was displaying signs of impairment. A roadside screening device was administered. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to a local OPP detachment for further testing.

William LOWE, 21-year-old of Mapleton, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.