47 Year Old Ditch Drunk Driver Arrested - Name Released

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Sep 18 03:52:09 MST 2018

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On Friday September 14, 2018 at approximately 11:23 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle rollover involving a black sedan that entered ditch and struck hydro pole on Highway 7 near the Eramosa-Milton Townline.

Officers responded to that location and while speaking with the driver they formed the opinion that he was impaired by alcohol. He was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

47-year-old John WHITE of Rockwood has been charged with Impaired Driving and Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. 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 Criminal Court on October 12, 2018 to answer to the 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.




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