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Drunk Driver Arrested In Exeter

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a London resident with Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus following a traffic stop this weekend in Exeter.

At approximately 6:15 p.m. on August 7, 2021 Huron OPP members received a call to check on the occupants of a vehicle parked at a parking lot in Exeter.   

Officers began patrolling for the suspect vehicle and soon after the vehicle was observed off of Main Street South. A traffic stop was initiated and a roadside test was administered with the driver. The driver registered a fail and was placed under arrest. 

The driver was subsequently transported to the Huron OPP Detachment and two samples of breath were provided to the Intoxilizer Technician. Both tests were analyzed to be over the legal limit.

Gary PEREIRA, 28 years of age, from London has been charged with Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. A court date has been scheduled for September 27, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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