Stratford News Drunk driver runs from police SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2014 A drunk driver tried to make a run for it but didn’t get very far. The Perth County OPP noticed a speeding pickup truck on Highway 23 near Palmerston last Thursday. They tried to pull it over but the driver took off. He then pulled into a residential drive way, ran through the home and out the back door to try to get away from police. Officers caught up with the 35-year-old New Brunswick man by following his tracks in the snow. He faces multiple charges and he failed two breath tests at the OPP detachment.