(MORRIS-TURNBERRY TWP, ON) – The Huron Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a North Perth resident with Impaired driving offences following a traffic stop on September 24th, 2023, on Amberley Road in the Township of Morris-Turnberry.
On September 24th, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Huron OPP received a complaint that a vehicle was travelling westbound on Amberley Road near Wingham and was failing to maintain their lane of travel. Officers attended the area and were able to locate the same vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. In speaking to the driver, the investigating officer determined that the driver had consumed alcohol prior to driving and was subsequently arrested for Impaired Operation.
The individual was transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton to provide breath tests before a qualified Intoxilyzer Technician. Suitable breath samples were provided to police which resulted in readings over the legal limit.
David HICKS, 67 years of age from North Perth has been charged with:
– Operation while Impaired,
– Operation while Impaired – Over 80,
– Dangerous Operation.
The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days, and the accused’ driver’s license was suspended for a period of 90 days.
The accused was released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.