During the early evening hours on Monday February 27th, a Shelburne Police officer was conducting radar enforcement on Main Street in the Town of Shelburne.
The officer pulled over a car driving at 83kph in a 50 kph zone. When the officer spoke with the driver, it quickly became clear that the driver was under the influence of alcohol.
A roadside investigation ensued and the driver was arrested.
At the station the driver provided breath samples indicating he had 140mg of alcohol per 10ml blood in his system.
As a result, 66 year old David Cook of Mount Forest was charged with Impaired Operation, Operation over, Speeding and two highway traffic act document charges.
The accused’s driver’s licence was instantly suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for 7 days.
The accused has a first appearance court date in mid-March at the Orangeville Court House to answer to the allegations.
If anyone has any information in relation to this case or any other matter, they are encouraged to contact the Shelburne Police Service at 519-925-3312 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.