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Charges Laid After Police Receive Call About Man Passed Out Behind The Wheel Of A Running Vehicle

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 32 year old Coboconk man is facing charges after a concerned citizen called police.

Police say on January 31, 2021 at 11:20pm, the Kawartha Lakes Police Service received a call for service to attended a Lindsay Street South gas station. It was reported that a male was passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle, in the parking lot. Officers attended the location and while speaking with the driver observed signs of impairment and drug use according to police.

As a result of the investigation, 32-year-old Liam Chynoweth of Coboconk has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle – alcohol and drugs and possession of a controlled substance.

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on April 1, 2021.


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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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