LEEDS – Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver that attempted to flee from police.
On February 9, 2018 at about 12:45 A.M OPP officers were advised of a disturbance at a gas station on County Road 29 in Elizabethtown – Kitley Township.
The driver left the business heading northbound on County Road 29 where he was located by Leeds OPP officers. After the driver refused to stop for police he was safely stopped by officers and was arrested for failing to stop for police. Further investigation revealed that the driver was driving while his ability was impaired.
34 year old Georges ROUTHIER of Beckwith Township has an upcoming court appearance scheduled for March 2, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division in Brockville to answer to Impaired Driving and Flight from Police charges.