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RIDE check on Pleasant Point road snags man allegedly wanted on outstanding warrant

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 55 year old man is facing a number of charges after being stopped at a RIDE check point.

Police say on November 25 officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP established a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) check program on Pleasant Point Road.

An officer approached a vehicle driver as it entered into the area and the ensuing investigation indicated that the driver, Christopher Sitarz, 55 years of age, was a suspended driver. Further investigation revealed that there was an outstanding warrant for Sitarz.

Sitarz was arrested and charged with Driving while under suspension, Make a false statement and Operate a motor vehicle without insurance.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

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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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