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Hanlon Expressway RIDE check results in impaired charge

While speaking with the male driver officers formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A roadside screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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On Sunday Dec. 10, 2017 members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) Check on the south bound lanes of The Hanlon Expressway, Guelph. At approximately 2 a.m., the driver of a grey Dodge pick-up truck entered the R.I.D.E. check.

While speaking with the male driver officers formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A roadside screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

38-year-old John P. Filippetto of Hamilton has been charged with driving with over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood contrary to the Criminal Code. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on Jan. 2, 2018.

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