Area OPP Police Press Releases

27 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge

(PERTH EAST, ON) – Another impaired driver was arrested in Perth County.

On August 25, 2022, just after 2:00 a.m. a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on general patrol was travelling on Line 56, in the Township of Perth East, 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.

Jakob HAID, 27, of Perth East, has been charged with:

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

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      Failure to comply with undertaking

–      Mischief- Domestic

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 30-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

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.