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Bobcaygeon Man Charged With Impaired Driving After Crash On Highway 36

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Bobcaygeon resident is facing impaired driving charges after a crash on Highway 36.

Police say just after 11:00p.m. on March 19, 2021 officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes  OPP were called to the area of Kawartha Lakes Road 36 and Four Points Road in response to a single-vehicle collision.

On arrival, the vehicle was unoccupied but officers located the driver a short distance from the scene according to police. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver and the vehicle was towed from the location. Jeffery Chaston, 58 years of age, was charged with the following offences:

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

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on April 22, 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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