Vehicle was seen driving erratically on Main Street in Mount Forest
Township of Wellington North
On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at approximately 2 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer observed a vehicle driving erratically on Main Street in Mount Forest.
While speaking with the driver, police formed the opinion that they were impaired by alcohol. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
Forty-five-year-old Steven Joseph Brouwers of Mount Forest has been charged with:
- impaired operation of a motor vehicle and impaired operation – 80mg plus of alcohol per 100mL of blood
- operating motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol
- operating motor vehicle while disqualified
Township of Centre Wellington
On Sunday, May 19, 2019 at approximately 9 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle collision at Wellington Road 18 near Second Line east of Fergus. Initial reports indicated that a passenger vehicle entered a ditch at this location.
Wellington County OPP responded and located the driver. While speaking with them, officers formed the opinion that the driver had consumed alcohol. A roadside screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.
Glen Allen Carrow, 61 years old of Fergus, has been charged with impaired operation – 80 plus. A 90-day administrative driver’s licence suspension (A.D.L.S.) and seven-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on June 18, 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.