Area OPP Police Press Releases

Vehicle Rollover Leads To Arrest Of KUEPFER

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On July 25, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Road 131 in the Township of Perth East.  

During the investigation, it was determined that the vehicle left the roadway and rolled. The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The officer could smell a strong odour of alcohol on the driver’s breath.

As a result, Harold KUEPFER, 40, of Mitchell, was arrested and charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs

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 has been released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges. The accused was issued two Provincial Offence Notices for the other two 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.