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OPP traffic stops result in three drivers having vehicles towed from the scene

KAWARTHA LAKES- Three separate vehicle stops conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) over the weekend resulted in drivers being charged and having their vehicle towed.

Police say on November 22nd an OPP officer observed a vehicle travelling at 139km/h in an 80 km/h zone on Highway 35 and subsequently stopped the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that there was alcohol readily available in the vehicle. As a result, Taylor Barker-Perry, 21 years of age, was charged with the following offences:

  • Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed
  • Driving motor vehicle with liquor readily available, contrary to the Liquor Licence Act

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

On November 24th an officer was patrolling on Highway 35 near Golf Course Road when a vehicle was allegedly observed travelling at 116km/h in an 80 km/h zone. The vehicle was subsequently stopped and the ensuing investigation revealed that the driver, was driving while suspended.

Joshua Andrews, 18 years of age, was charged with speeding and driving while under suspension.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

A Clarington man is facing alcohol related driving charges after a vehicle stop near Pontlypool.

On November 23, 2019 an officer from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP conducted a vehicle stop on Pontypool Road. The officer determined that the driver had allegedly been consuming alcohol and, as a result of the investigation, Darren Stevenson, 42 years of age, of Clarington was charged with Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

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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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