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Kawartha Lakes OPP charge three people for drinking and driving offences over the weekend

It was a busy weekend for Kawartha Lakes OPP with officers responding to over 85 calls for service.

It began on Friday April 21, 2017 at approximately 4:30pm a traffic complaint was received on Kawartha Lakes Road 30, between Fenelon Falls and Bobcaygeon. 42 year old, Travis Symynyshen of Markham with care or control of a motor vehicle while impaired, care or control of a motor vehicle with Over 80 mgs of Alcohol in 100 ml of Blood  and careless storage of firearm.

A few hours later officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 7 between Peace Road and Lilac Road. An adult passenger sustained serious injuries.  55 year old Kimberly Serroul of Omemee was charged with driving a motor vehicle while impaired, driving With More Than 80 mgs of Alcohol in 100 ml of blood.


On Sunday April 23, 2017 shortly before 3:30am officers were in Fenelon Falls as a result of observing some erratic driving.  29 year old, Andrew Tye, of Cambray was arrested and charged with the following offences and driving with more than 80mgs of Alcohol in 100ml of blood,possession of marihuana.

As summer and warmer weather approaches the OPP would like to remind drivers that if they are planning on drinking or consuming drugs to ensure they have a safe way home. Don’t drive impaired!

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Pamela Vanmeer
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