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Three people charged by the OPP with impaired driving over the weekend

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP charged three people with impaired driving over the weekend.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on October 3, 2020 an officer responded to a single vehicle collision on Simcoe Street, near Royal Oak Road. On arrival at the scene, the officer observed the vehicle on its roof in a field. The investigation led to the arrest of the driver, a 17 year old local resident, who was 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
  • Novice driver – B.A.C. above zero, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor, contrary to the Liquor Licence Acy

At approximately 1:30p.m. on October 4, 2020 an officer responded to a single vehicle collision on Killarney Bay Road at Cambray Road after the vehicle entered the ditch according to police. The initial investigation indicated that the driver had been consuming alcohol. As a result, Scott Thorpe, 41 years of age, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with the Criminal Code offence of operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

At approximately 9:15p.m. on October 4, 2020 an officer stopped a vehicle allegedly travelling at a high rate of speed on Little Britain Road. The initial investigation revealed that the driver had been consuming alcohol according to police. As the officer attempted to arrest the driver, a physical interaction ensued. Richard Ingledew, 52 years of age, of Uxbridge, was charged with the following offences:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) , contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Assault a Peace Officer, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Resist Peace Officer, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Race a motor vehicle – stunt, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Fail to surrender insurance card, contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.

 

 

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