Area OPP Police Press Releases

Louis POIRIER Arrested – Impaired Driving

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an individual following a traffic stop.

On May 4, 2023, at approximately 8:47 p.m., a member of the Perth County OPP stopped a vehicle on Union Street East in the Municipality of North Perth without taillights.

Upon speaking with the driver, the officer had reason to believe the driver was impaired by a drug. The driver was taken into custody without incident and transported to a local detachment where a Drug Recognition Evaluation (DRE) was administered.

As a result of the investigation, Louis POIRIER, 50-year-old of Listowel, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      No brake lights

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford on June 26, 2023, to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should immediately contact Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.