(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On April 15, 2023, at approximately 8:09 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two-motor vehicle collision on Line 34 in the Township of Perth East. The accused struck another vehicle while trying to pass.
Upon speaking with the driver, the officer had reason to believe the driver was impaired by a drug. The driver conducted a Standardized Field Sobriety Test, he was subsequently arrested and transported to a local operations centre for a Drug Recognition Evaluation.
As a result, Jilllian HUNT, 39, of Stratford, has been charged with:
– Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs
– Careless Driving
A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford on May 15, 2023, to answer to the charges.
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.