Drunk driving charges laid
OPP in Brand and Oxford counties arrested four drivers with alcohol-related driving offences Nov. 28-29.
On Nov. 28, at 1:55 a.m., OPP received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 401, Blandford Blenheim Township.
Police spoke with the driver, and it was determined that the driver was displaying signs of impairment. The driver was placed under arrest and taken into custody for testing.
As a result, a 30-year-old Chatham man was charged with the following offences: Operation While Impaired; Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus).
On Nov. 28, at 3:10 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop after a vehicle drew attention to the officer on Quarter Town Line, Tillsonburg.
Police spoke with the driver, and it became apparent that the driver had consumed alcohol. An Approved Screening Device (ASD) test was administered, resulting in a fail. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to the OPP detachment for further testing.