Erratic driving leads to impaired charges

DUNNVILLE—On January 8, 2022, at 8:35 p.m., a member of Haldimand OPP observed a motor vehicle on Queen Street in Dunnville swerve into the oncoming lane.

A traffic stop was conducted and while speaking with the driver, signs of alcohol consumption were detected. The driver was transported to the closest OPP detachment for additional testing. As a result of the investigation, the accused was charged with the following offences:

  • Driving a motor vehicle while impaired,
  • Driving a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

The driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle was impounded for seven days. The accused is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charges.