Prince Edward County OPP officer charged with impaired driving following rollover
On Friday, June 14, shortly before 8:00 p.m., Prince Edward County OPP responded to an overturned vehicle in the ditch on Prince Edward County Road-2, near Salem Road.
As a result of the investigation, Provincial Constable Patrick Menard, 48 years old was charged with:
- Having a Blood Alcohol Concentration of over 80 mg per 100 ml of blood within two hours of Driving (Criminal Code 320.14)
Menard is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Picton on June 26, 2019.
The officer, a seven-year member of the OPP, assigned to the Prince Edward Detachment, currently on leave, was issued a 90-day Automatic Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS), and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.
Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).https://inquinte.ca/story/county-opp-of ... g-rollover