The Woolwich Observer - - NEWS -

1:30 AM | Welling­ton County OPP were con­duct­ing a Re­duce Im­paired Driv­ing Ev­ery­where (R.I.D.E.) Check on High­way 6, north of Guelph. At ap­prox­i­mately 1:30 a.m. the driver of a white SUV en­tered the R.I.D.E. check. While speak­ing with the fe­male driver, of­fi­cers formed the opin­ion that she was un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol. A road­side screen­ing test was con­ducted which re­sulted in a fail. She was ar­rested and brought to a lo­cal OPP op­er­a­tions cen­tre for fur­ther test­ing. As a re­sult, the 55-year-old Fer­gus woman was charged with ‘driv­ing with over 80 mgs of al­co­hol in 100mL of blood.’ A 90-day ad­min­is­tra­tive driver’s li­cence sus­pen­sion (ADLS) and seven-day ve­hi­cle im­pound­ment was ini­ti­ated as per statute. She is sched­uled to ap­pear in Guelph Court on Oc­to­ber 23.

8:42 PM | A 24-year-old woman from Hal­ton Hills driv­ing a black Ford was trav­el­ling east on St. Charles Street East in Woolwich when, as she ap­proached a bend in the road, she lost con­trol of the ve­hi­cle, crossed the west­bound lane of traf­fic and en­tered the ditch. The driver was trans­ported to hos­pi­tal with mi­nor in­juries and the ve­hi­cle was towed from the scene. It was rain­ing at the time and road con­di­tions were wet.

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