31 Year Old From Clifford Facing Drunk Driving Charge

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sat Mar 21 02:47:50 MST 2020

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) - On March 14, 2020, at approximately 2:50 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the driver of a white sport utility vehicle on Highway 89 near Wellington Road 2 for a Highway Traffic Act violation.

During the course of the investigation, officers formed the opinion that the driver had consumed alcohol. A Roadside Screening Device test was conducted which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and brought to a local OPP operations centre for further testing.

Ryan Richard Patrick MATTHEWS, 31-years-old of Clifford has been charged with Impaired Operation - 80 Plus (mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood) contrary to the Criminal Code. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice - Guelph on April 17, 2020 to answer to the charge.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call police at 911 to report it.


Area OPP

Fatal Collision Near Brussels Claims Life Of 21 Year Old
18 Year Old Repeat Offender Rams Cruiser Now Facing Numerous Charges - FEDDES
OPP To Enforce Emergency Orders - Non Essential Businesses MUST Be Closed #StayHomeSaveTheWorld
Stolen Copper Wire Recovered - DOLMAGE, STEPHENS & HARPER
Listowel Methamphetamine Bust - DOLMAGE, BRUNNER, LINDSAY, SCOTT, STEPHENS & HARPER
Traffic Stop Leads To Criminal Charges For SCHRAEDER
Repeat Offend Arrest For Luring Child, Child Pornography, Breach Probation
Suspended Driver Charged After Hit And Run Involving Pedestrian
Repeat Offender Arrested In Walkerton - REYNOLDS
Second Break-in At Monkton Trailer
20 Year Old Arrested Following Collision - WRIGHT
53 Year Old Caught Going 135 in a 70
Bikes, Chainsaws & Tires Stolen During Break And Enter
Driver Charged With Trespassing After Getting Stuck Near Fairgrounds
Passed Out In Pickup Truck Results In Impaired Charge For 26 Year Old
Driver Fails To Stop For Police In Wingham - CULLIGAN
Trailer Stolen From Chatsworth
Stolen Credit Card Used - HOTCHKISS & RAWN
Magnetic Locator Stolen From Goderich
Adult Caught With More Than 30 Grams Of Weed
Fatal ATV Collision - Name Of Deceased Released
ATV Stolen During Break And Enter In Seaforth
Repeat Offender Arrested - Impaired By Drug, Breach
Officer Dragged By Vehicle - 60 Year Old From North Perth Arrested
OPP Officer Delivers Baby At Roadside


Latest Headlines

Fatal Collision Near Brussels Claims Life Of 21 Year Old
Doug Ford To Added To Hall Of Shame - Covidiots To Be Automatically Added To Hall Of Shame
18 Year Old Repeat Offender Rams Cruiser Now Facing Numerous Charges - FEDDES
OPP To Enforce Emergency Orders - Non Essential Businesses MUST Be Closed #StayHomeSaveTheWorld
Stolen Copper Wire Recovered - DOLMAGE, STEPHENS & HARPER
Listowel Methamphetamine Bust - DOLMAGE, BRUNNER, LINDSAY, SCOTT, STEPHENS & HARPER
Traffic Stop Leads To Criminal Charges For SCHRAEDER
Repeat Offend Arrest For Luring Child, Child Pornography, Breach Probation
Suspended Driver Charged After Hit And Run Involving Pedestrian
Repeat Offender Arrested In Walkerton - REYNOLDS
Second Break-in At Monkton Trailer
20 Year Old Arrested Following Collision - WRIGHT
53 Year Old Caught Going 135 in a 70
Bikes, Chainsaws & Tires Stolen During Break And Enter
Driver Charged With Trespassing After Getting Stuck Near Fairgrounds
Passed Out In Pickup Truck Results In Impaired Charge For 26 Year Old
Driver Fails To Stop For Police In Wingham - CULLIGAN
Trailer Stolen From Chatsworth
Stolen Credit Card Used - HOTCHKISS & RAWN
Magnetic Locator Stolen From Goderich
Adult Caught With More Than 30 Grams Of Weed
Wingham Hospital Workers Abandoned By North Huron Council - #ShowSomeRespect #WinghamWakening
Fatal ATV Collision - Name Of Deceased Released
ATV Stolen During Break And Enter In Seaforth
Repeat Offender Arrested - Impaired By Drug, Breach


Huron County








South Huron








North Huron








Wingham Police Service








Grey Bruce Health








Morris-Turnberry








Howick








Perth District Health Unit

Huron Perth Public Health confirms first positive case of COVID-19






Owen Sound Police

Officer Commits Suicide
Eight Students Sent To Hospital Following Collision
Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run - Vehicle Description Released
Male in Custody for Mischief to Owen Sound Muslim Association (Mosque)
Police Investigating Hate-Motivated Mischief Incidents in Owen Sound