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Lindsay Resident Charged With Impaired Driving After Traffic Stop On Highway 115

KAWARTHA LAKES-Members of the Peterborough County OPP responded to a traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver on Highway 115 at approximately 2:00pm yesterday afternoon. Police say the vehicle was located and the driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol and in possession of stolen property.

37 year old Randal Macdowall of Lindsay, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

• Possession of property obtained by crime-under $5000

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on April 21, 2021.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.

 

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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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