(WEST PERTH, ON) – On September 15, 2021, just after 7:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was alerted to a motor vehicle in a field that appeared stuck, and the driver was attempting to free it. Police attended the area on Perth Road 180 in the Municipality of West Perth and spoke with the vehicle driver. During the investigation, the officer noticed the driver was displaying signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to a local OPP detachment for further testing.
As a result, Craig SOMERVILLE, 34, of West Perth has been charged with:
- Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order
The accused in this matter 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.