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Driver charged with impaired after vehicle ends up in 'forested area'

Officers responded after receiving a call regarding a suspected impaired driver
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02MAR17 ELGIN PHOTO
File photo courtesy of OPP

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA - On Feb. 1, 2018 at approximately 7:25 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver on Speedvale Avenue.

An officer located the suspect vehicle which had left the roadway and ended in a forested area on Jones Baseline and Speedvale Avenue, Township of Guelph-Eramosa.

While speaking with the driver, officers formed the belief that he was impaired by alcohol. He was arrested and transported to a local OPP Detachment for testing.

Fifty-four-year-old Joseph Patrick Henry of Guelph-Eramosa has been charged with impaired driving, driving with over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood and dangerous driving.

A 90-day administrative driver's licence suspension (A.D.L.S.) and seven-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on Feb. 27, 2018.

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