Area OPP Police Press Releases

37 Year Old Arrested For Impaired Driving

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located and investigated a passenger vehicle after receiving a report of a suspected impaired driver.

On April 6, 2023, at approximately 8:41 p.m., an officer of the Perth County OPP located the vehicle on Perth Line 86 in the Municipality of North Perth. The driver was showing signs of impairment.

As a result of the investigation, Budhi Rag RAI, 37, of North Perth, has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs

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

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.  

The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford on May 15, 2023.  

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.