OPP Police Press Releases Prince Edward

Daniel VELA TORRES Was Arrested

(PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, ON) – A weekend RIDE program near Sandbanks Provincial Park by resulted on one driver being arrested.

Members of the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a RIDE program on County Road 11, at Kleinsteuber Park Road, late Saturday afternoon, June 15, 2024.

During the RIDE, officers conducted a test on one driver with the Approved Screening Device. As a result, the driver was arrested and transported to the detachment for further testing.

Daniel VELA TORRES, age 60 of Vaughan, has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Picton on July 3, 2024.

The accused’s licence is suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.