Speeding Impaired Driver Has Vehicle Impounded & Is Arrested

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Jun 13 02:54:49 MST 2019

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - On June 6, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 109, west of Arthur. The officer observed a red pickup truck travelling above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 145 km/h.

While speaking with the driver, officers formed the opinion that they were impaired by alcohol. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Jose G. COUTO, 65-years-old of Listowel, has been charged with Impaired Operation, Racing and Refusing to comply with a Demand for Breath Sample. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on July 9, 2019.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol, please call 911 immediately.


Area OPP

Tools Stolen From North Huron Public Works
Tires Slashed Twice In A Week
Pickup Truck, Side-By-Side & Trailer Stolen
20 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge
$5000 In Donut Damage At Dog Park
Do You Recognize This Person Of Interest?
Repeat Offender Arrested Again - GOODWIN
Prohibited Driver Caught Again - Glen STORY
23 Year Old Driver Charged After Tire Recovered From Porch
Cocaine Bust - RICHARDS
22 Year Old From Wroxeter Facing Drunk Driving Charge After Ditching Vehicle On Brussels Line
Drunk Driver Arrested Leaving Party - DESAULNIERS
OPP Respond To Threat Against Resident
Two Snow Blowers Stolen From Business
Fatal Collision Update - Both Deceased Identified
Drunk Driving Charge After Ditching Vehicle On Hwy 21
Blyth Collision Update
Fatal Collision North Of Brussels Update - Deceased Identified
Fatal 4 Vehicle Collision Near Brussels
One Airlifted Following Collision In Blyth
Fatal Collision - Two Deceased
GREGORY Facing Drunk Driving Charge
Drug Bust - JESSO & ROSS
Employee Facing Fraud Charge - JOHNSTON
26 Year Old Caught Going 107 in a 50


Latest Headlines

Snow Squall Watch - 20cm Snow Possible
Tools Stolen From North Huron Public Works
Tires Slashed Twice In A Week
Pickup Truck, Side-By-Side & Trailer Stolen
20 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge
$5000 In Donut Damage At Dog Park
Do You Recognize This Person Of Interest?
Repeat Offender Arrested Again - GOODWIN
Prohibited Driver Caught Again - Glen STORY
23 Year Old Driver Charged After Tire Recovered From Porch
Cocaine Bust - RICHARDS
22 Year Old From Wroxeter Facing Drunk Driving Charge After Ditching Vehicle On Brussels Line
Drunk Driver Arrested Leaving Party - DESAULNIERS
OPP Respond To Threat Against Resident
Two Snow Blowers Stolen From Business
Fatal Collision Update - Both Deceased Identified
Buck & Jo’s To Close Early 11Dec2019 As North Huron Fire Chief Fails To Call Off Bailey’s Bitch Boy - Awareness Banner Fundraiser
Drunk Driving Charge After Ditching Vehicle On Hwy 21
Blyth Collision Update
Fatal Collision North Of Brussels Update - Deceased Identified
Fatal 4 Vehicle Collision Near Brussels
One Airlifted Following Collision In Blyth
Fatal Collision - Two Deceased
GREGORY Facing Drunk Driving Charge
Drug Bust - JESSO & ROSS


Huron County

West Nile virus found in Huron County mosquitoes
Health Unit: Avoid Mosquito Bites





South Huron

Exeter Pool/Washroom Project Update






North Huron

NOTICE: Special Meeting of the North Huron Police Services Board - July 3, 2018






Wingham Police Service

Council Summons All Wingham Police Officers To Council Meeting - Apology Expected From Blyth & E-W Councillors For 18 Years Of Forcing Wingham Police To Exist Against Their Will & Bankrupting Wingham






Grey Bruce Health

Rabid Bat Identified
Update - Public Assistance Request Dog Bite
Public Assistance Request Dog Bite




Morris-Turnberry








Howick

Howick Incapable/Unwilling To Maintain Cemeteries & Beg For Donations #CouncilFail






Perth District Health Unit

Wildwood Reservoir Posted as Unsafe for Swimming
Volunteers Needed for Teen Esteem and Elements Programs this Fall
Cow Tests Positive For Rabies In Perth County




Owen Sound Police

Eight Students Sent To Hospital Following Collision
Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run - Vehicle Description Released
Male in Custody for Mischief to Owen Sound Muslim Association (Mosque)
Police Investigating Hate-Motivated Mischief Incidents in Owen Sound
Bear Sighting In Owen Sound