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Numerous charges laid after vehicle speeds by OPP cruiser parked on the shoulder of Highway 35

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 37 year old man from Whitchurch-Stouffville is facing a number of charges after allegedly blowing by an OPP cruiser parked on the shoulder of Highway 35.

Police say on November 14, 2020 an officer from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP was parked on the shoulder of Highway 35 with emergency lights activated when a vehicle passed at a high rate of speed. The officer subsequently stopped the vehicle and the ensuing investigation led to the arrest of the driver.

Danny Canning, 37 years of age, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession property obtained by crime over $5 000, in Canada, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Driving while under suspension, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Use plate not authorize for vehicle, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Operate a motor vehicle without insurance, contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on January 28, 2021.

 

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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