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30 year old woman charged after crash on Pigeon Lake Road

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 30 year old woman is facing charges after a crash on Pigeon Lake Road.

Police say on July 15, officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP responded to a two vehicle collision on Pigeon Lake Road. Upon arrival on scene, the officer noted that there was a vehicle in the ditch according to police. The ensuing investigation resulted in the officer suspecting that the driver of this vehicle was impaired.

As a result of the investigation, local resident Ashley Budden, 30 years of age, was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Driving while under suspension, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on September 24, 2020.

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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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