(PERTH EAST, ON) – A Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program resulted in a driver being charged with impaired driving in the Township of Perth East. On October 2, 2021, just before 2:00 a.m., a motor vehicle entered a R.I.D.E program conducted by Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on Mill Street East, in Milverton. An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized and the motor vehicle driver was subsequently arrested and transported to a local OPP detachment where further tests were administered.
As a result, Adam ROPP, 29, of Perth East, has been charged with:
- Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)
A 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute to the accused. 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.
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 immediately.
Anyone with information regarding these or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.P3tips.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.