Area OPP Police Press Releases

22 Year Old From Goderich Facing Impaired Charge

(WARWICK TOWNSHIP, ON) – On December 10, 2021 at 4:45 a.m., members of the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a motor vehicle in the front lawn of a residence on Nauvoo Road.

Members of Lambton County OPP attended the scene and, upon speaking with the driver, it became apparent the driver had consumed an alcoholic beverage and was displaying signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to the Lambton OPP detachment where they provided two samples of breath above the legal limit.   

Meetkumar PATEL, 22-years-old of Goderich, has been charged with the following:

  • Operation While Impaired and,
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus).

The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on February 14, 2022.

If you see a driver you suspect may be impaired by alcohol or drugs, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone. Your call could make our roads safer for all.

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