Area OPP Police Press Releases

Jeffrey LEWIS – Impaired Driving

 (PERTH EAST, ON) – Another impaired driver was arrested in Perth County.

On May 8, 2022, at approximately 1:30 a.m. a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on general patrol was travelling on Perth Line 72, in the Township of Perth East, when they conducted a traffic stop. During the investigation, the officer determined the driver was impaired. They were arrested and transported to a local operations centre for further testing.

Jeffrey LEWIS, 35, of North Perth, has been charged with:

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

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 30-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.