Impaired by drug / drug trafficking charges
A 45 year old Arran-Elderslie man has been charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, and drug trafficking charges.
On the Sunday 18th of November 2018 the Saugeen Shores Police Service were advised of a driving complaint on County Road #3 in Saugeen Shores. Saugeen Shores Police located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop to further investigate.
The driver was found to be impaired by drugs, and was arrested. Search incident to arrest located a quantity of prescription drugs and cocaine. The male was transported to the police station and turned over to a Drug Recognition Evaluator for testing. Tests confirmed that the driver was impaired by drugs.
The driver received a 90 day administrative driver’s licence suspension, and his vehicle was seized and impounded for 7-days. He was held for a bail hearing at Walkerton Court on Monday morning charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of opioid drugs for the purpose of trafficking, and fail to comply with an undertaking.