Man hit with impaired cost for consuming in car ready for oil change: Guelph police

Guelph police have charged a man they say was drinking in his vehicle while waiting to get an oil change.

According to a news release, staff at a business on Speedvale Avenue West called police around 10:30 am Tuesday.

They told the police a man was drinking alcohol while waiting in his vehicle for service.

Police say they arrived and noted a strong alcoholic odor on the man’s breath.

He failed a roadside test, was taken to the station, and was confirmed to have more than the legal amount of alcohol in his system, according to officials.

A 58-year-old Guelph man has been charged with impaired operation. His driver’s license was suspended for three months and his vehicle was impounded for a week.

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