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Drunk Driver From Listowel Arrested

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Tips from the public assisted in locating an impaired driver, who was arrested in North Perth on Good Friday. 

On April 15, 2022, just after 10:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in North Perth. Officers located the vehicle at a business on Wallace Avenue North, Listowel, and determined the driver was impaired. They were arrested, and transported to a local operations centre for further testing.

Chad PARK, 43, of Listowel, has been charged with:

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

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