Connor HELE – Drunk Driving

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(SELWYN TOWNSHIP, ON) – A driver has been charged with Impaired driving after their vehicle was stopped for speeding.

On April 6, 2024, at approximately 10:30pm, the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle for speeding on Chemong Road in Selwyn Township. The officer who was conducting speed enforcement, obtained a speed reading of 95km/hr in the posted 50km/hr zone and initiated a traffic stop.

While dealing with the driver, the officer detected an odour of alcohol and made an Approved Screening Device (ASD) demand. The driver provided a sample of his breath and as a result was arrested.

Connor HELE (age 24) of Selwyn Township, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt – Excessive speed

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for 14 days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on May 7, 2024.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol or drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.

To serve our province by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety.