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Dine & Dasher Facing Fraud & Drunk Driving Charge

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Another driver charged with an impaired related offence in the Municipality of North Perth.

On January 8, 2023, just after 12:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information of an impaired driver that had left a restaurant located on Main Street West in Listowel.

During the investigation, it was determined that an impaired driver left the restaurant without paying their bill and drove away. The driver was located at their residence. The male was showing signs of impairment and there was open alcohol was observed in the vehicle.

A roadside screening device was administered, the driver was subsequently arrested and transported to a local operations center for further testing.

Raymond CHIPUNZA, 38, of North Perth, has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      Failure or Refusal to comply with demand

–      Food and Lodging Fraud

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 at a later date to answer to the charges.