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OPP charge three people with Cannabis Act Offences

KAWARTHA LAKES-Members of the Peterborough County OPP have charged three people with Cannabis Act Offences over the last few days.

Officers stopped a vehicle on County Road 507 at approximately 2:00pm on Saturday, October 20th and allegedly while speaking with the male driver the officer observed that he had cannabis readily available.

36 year old Sean Holley from Port Hope, Ontario was charged with:

  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

A few hours later that same day officers responded to a traffic complaint on County Road 38 at approximately 7:00pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The male driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol according to police.

43 year old David Coulter from Trent Hills, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

  • Driving with more than 80mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood
  • Impaired driving
  • Drive motor vehicle with open container of liquor
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

On Tuesday police responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 28 at approximately 3:00pm on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Police say while speaking with the female driver the officer observed she had cannabis readily available.

36 year old Jill Price from Hastings Highlands, Ontario was charged with:

  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol or drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements according to police.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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