Area OPP Police Press Releases

Drunk Driver Failed To Stop For RIDE Arrested

(WEST PERTH, ON) – Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program on September 4, 2022, just before 9:00 p.m., on Maddison Street West, in West Perth, when a vehicle proceeded through the R.I.D.E. checkpoint without attempting to stop.

Officers conducted a traffic stop. During the investigation, it was determined that the driver had consumed alcohol. An Approved Screening Device was used, and they were arrested, and transported to a local operations centre for further testing.

Jorge INIGUEZ MARTINEZ, 27, of Huron East, has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

The accused party 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. A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.

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.