Goderich Drug Bust

27 Year Old Driver Facing Impaired By Drug Charge

Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Sep 9 02:13:24 MST 2019

(MONKTON, ON) - On August 31, 2019 at approximately 3:30 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Perth detachment responded to a traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver in Monkton. Witnesses contacted police after observing a motor vehicle swerving in its lane.

Officers responded quickly and located the motor vehicle. In speaking with the male driver, it was determined that the driver's ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired. The driver was arrested and transported to the Sebringville OPP detachment for further testing by a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).

Jonathon CWIERDZINSKI, 27-years-old, of Huron Kinloss was arrested and charged with;

Operation while impaired - drug
Failure or refusal to comply with demand


The male is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Stratford on September 9, 2019 to answer the charges.

The male driver had his driver's licence seized and a 90 Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (ADLS) was imposed. The motor vehicle was towed and impounded by statute. - 30 -

"People impaired by a drug are not safe drivers because of the effects that drugs have on the body. Drivers that are impaired by alcohol or drugs put everyone at risk including others on the road, pedestrians and their own passengers." Staff Sergeant Steph Pilon, Operations Manager, Perth County OPP.

Area OPP

1.9 Million Dollar Weed Bust
Drunk Driver With One Year Old Passenger Crashes Car
Sexual Assault With Weapon In Listowel - Brent DIEHL Arrested Again
Charge Laid In Fatal Collision
Drug Impaired Driver Crashes Stolen Car
Bitcoin Scam
Repeat Offender Caught With Drugs
Driver Impaired By Drug
Drunk Driver At RIDE - WADE
57 Year Old Facing Impaired Driving Charge
Wingham Stabbing Incident - 23 Year Old Arrested - Name Released
Methamphetamine Bust At RIDE - DOIG
Another Methamphetamine Bust
Methamphetamine Bust - FLEMING
2 Year Old Sustains Life Threatening Injuries After Being Run Over By Farm Equipment
Landfill Office Broken Into - Do You Recognize This Suspect?
BOLO Stolen Silver Land Rover - Plate: BRKF192
Graffiti Is A Crime
Stolen Vehicle From South Huron Found On Fire
Suspended Driver Facing Drunk Driving Charge
Suspended Driver Caught On Homemade Motorcycle
Jeremy HOGG Arrested Following Foot Chase
Speeding To Bathroom Leads To Vehicle Impoundment
Knife Attack In Mitchell - CHRISTOPHER Arrested
Pervert Alert - Children Approached At Park
© 2015 GFP. All Parties are to be presumed innocent. Note: We archive all police press releases and make them available to the public. If you were listed in press release in error, please contact the police detachment that issued the PR and request a correction. Press releases will not be deleted from our archive. If your charges were dropped, it does not change the historical fact that a PR was issued.