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Scott PORTEOUS – Drunk Driving

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On May 8, 2021, at approximately 10:25 p.m., members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting R.I.D.E. spot checks on Wellington Road 18 in Centre Wellington Township. Police investigated the driver of a motor vehicle that entered into the checkpoint.

As a result, Scott PORTEOUS, 41-years-old of Waterloo has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code and Drive Motor Vehicle With Open Container of Liquor contrary to the Liquor Licence Act. 

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice – Guelph at a later date.

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.