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Impaired Driver Nearly Hits Cruiser – Name Released

(PLYMPTON-WYOMING, ON) – On April 17, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. members of the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received multiple traffic complaints of an erratic vehicle exiting eastbound Highway 402 onto Oil Heritage Road. Officers observed the vehicle travelling southbound toward the town of Wyoming. When officers initiated a traffic stop, the vehicle nearly collided with a responding OPP vehicle.    

Upon speaking with the driver, it became apparent the driver was displaying signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to an OPP detachment and performed a drug recognition evaluation.

As a result, Abdel-Raouf ELSHOURFA, 40-years-old of London, has been charged with Operation While Impaired and Dangerous Operation pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.