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24 Year Old Arrested For Impaired Driving

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On July 23, 2022, just after midnight, an officer from the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Wellington Road 4 in the Township of North Perth.

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

Eric WELLS, 24-year-old of Palmerston, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      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.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should immediately contact Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.