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OPP Charge Imapired Driver - November 26, 2012

Web posted on November 26, 2012

(MAPLETON TWP, ON) On Saturday November 24, 2012 at approximately 12:23pm members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a concerned citizen of a possible impaired driver on the 12th Line near Side Road 20, Mapleton Twp.

Police attended the location and observed the green 1995 GMC Sierra that matched the description given by the complainant. Police spoke with the driver and discovered that he had been drinking. The driver was administered a Roadside Screening Test which resulted in a fail.

Further investigation revealed that the male's driver's licence was suspended, the vehicle was not insured and the plates were not authorized for that vehicle.

Robert McGaughey aged 55 of East Perth Twp has been charged with Over 80 mgs and Drive Disqualified contrary to the Criminal Code, Use Plates Not Authorized contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and Operate Motor Vehicle No Insurance contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on December 21, 2012 to answer to the charges.