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Passenger Facing Charge After RIDE Check Stop On Sturgeon Road

KAWARTHA LAKES- A local resident faces an alcohol-related charge after entering a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) check program.

Police say on March 17th officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP established a RIDE check program on Peace Road near Sturgeon Road. An officer approached a vehicle as it entered the RIDE check area and the ensuing investigation led to the 22-year-old passenger being charged with having open alcohol in the vehicle, contrary to the Liquor Licence Act.

No name was released.


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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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