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NEWBIGGING – Drunk Driving, Drive While Suspended

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On April 24, 2022, just before 5:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Road 116 at Line 67, in the Township of Perth East. The lone occupant received minor injuries in the collision.

During the investigation, the driver was showing signs of impairment and was arrested.

Todd NEWBIGGING, 58, of Perth East, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – Alcohol

–      Driving while under suspension

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.