Area OPP Police Press Releases

Speeder Arrested For Drunk Driving

(WEST PERTH, ON) – On May 6, 2022, just before 12:00 a.m. a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on general patrol was travelling on Line 20, in the Municipality of West Perth, when they conducted a traffic stop for speeding.

During the investigation, the driver was showing signs of alcohol consumption. An Approved Screening Device was used, and the driver was arrested, and transported to a local operations center for further testing.

Marshall WINKLEMAIER, 20, of Kitchener, has been charged with:

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

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 charge. 

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.