Traffic stop nets impaired driver

Smiths Falls Police
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Posted on: November 18, 2020

On Sunday November 8, 2020 at approximately 6:41 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Elm Street east. Investigation revealed that the 59 year old driver, Henry VERHOEVEN, of North Gower was deemed to be impaired by a combination of alcohol and drugs by a Drug Recognition Expert Officer.

As a result, VERHOEVEN was arrested and stands charged with impaired driving while impaired by a combination of alcohol and drugs. His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for 7 days.

***The charges in these matters have not been proven in court***

The Smiths Falls Police Service urges anyone with further information regarding this incident, or similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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