There were two children in the vehicle, one of which was not properly secured in a child’s seatNEWS RELEASE
GUELPH POLICE SERVICE
On July 29, 2018 at approximately 12 a.m., Guelph Police were called to the intersection of Norfolk Street and Waterloo Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle collision. It is alleged that a black Mazda, driven by a 31-year-old female, rear ended a blue Land Rover.
Through investigation it was revealed that the driver of the black Mazda did not have valid insurance. A search revealed open alcohol in the centre console of the vehicle, empty cans of alcohol on the floor and full containers of alcohol in various areas of the vehicle. While speaking with the driver of the black Mazda, police detected an odour of alcohol on the driver’s breath. The driver provided a breath sample, which she failed. There were two children in the vehicle, one of which was not properly secured in a child’s seat as required by law.
As a result, the driver of the black Mazda, a 31-year-old Guelph female, was arrested and charged with operate motor vehicle over 80mg alcohol, dangerous operation of motor vehicle, careless driving, drive under suspension, Class G1 Licence Holder – unaccompanied by qualified driver, novice drive – B.A.C. above zero, drive while child passenger not properly secured, and operate motor vehicle on highway – no insurance.