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Kawartha Lakes OPP Charge Two People With Impaired Driving

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two separate incidents investigated by Kawartha Lakes OPP resulted in the drivers being arrested for impaired driving offences.

Police say at approximately 10:15p.m. on January 9, 2021 an officer from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP conducted a vehicle stop on Highway 35 near Adela Road. The ensuing investigation led to the arrest of the driver.

Suzanne Walker, 56 years of age, of Norland, was charged with the Criminal Code offence of operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

On the same date at approximately 10:40p.m. an officer from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Ramsey Road and Ogemah Road. The ensuing investigation led to the arrest of the driver according to police.

28 year old Emma Espinho of Lindsay, was charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The vehicle was towed from the scene. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on February 25, 2021.

 

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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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