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Drunk Driver From Mitchell Arrested

 (WEST PERTH, ON) – Another impaired driver has been arrested in Perth County.

On April 26, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program at the intersection of Perth Line 29 and Perth Road 150, in the Municipality of West Perth.

Police spoke to a driver, and determined that they had been consuming alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest, and transported to a local operations centre where further testing was administered.

Kyle FENWICK, 42, of Mitchell, 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 7-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 charges.

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.