Police charge two local drivers with impaired over the weekend

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KAWARTHA LAKES-A Fenelon Falls man and a woman from Lindsay have been charged with impaired driving after two incidents on the weekend.

On Sunday at 6:00pm an employee of a Kent Street west business in Lindsay called police about an alleged impaired driver. The employee reported seeing two patrons get into a motor vehicle and suspected that both had been consuming alcohol.  A very short time later an officer spotted the vehicle travelling on Kent Street West in Lindsay. 71-year-old Gilbert Keith Hill of Fenelon Falls was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding the legal blood alcohol limit. 

  A few hours later police say they observed a vehicle travelling on Kent Street West in the area of Victoria Avenue in Lindsay.  The officer suspected that the driver may be impaired and stopped the vehicle to investigate further.  The driver was found to be impaired by alcohol and arrested according to police.  48-year-old Patrick Stephen McGreevy of Lindsay has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding the legal blood alcohol limit. 

Both had the the vehicle they were driving at the time impounded for seven days.