Area OPP Police Press Releases

Impaired Driver Arrested In Mitchell

 (WEST PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged another impaired driver in the Municipality of West Perth.

On April 27, 2022, at approximately 12:30 a.m., an officer observed a vehicle that was driving in a suspicious manner, and even stopped partially blocking a live lane of traffic, twice.

The officer conducted a traffic stop on Victoria Street in Mitchell, and determined that the driver was showing signs of impairment. The driver was placed under arrest, and transported to a local operations centre for further testing.

Issa DIALLO, 25, of Waterloo, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      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.