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Police In Lindsay Charge Two People With Impaired Driving On Thursday

KAWARTHA LAKES-Kawartha Lakes Police Service charged two people with impaired driving in one day.

Police say on June 17, 2021 at 5:43 pm the Kawartha Lakes Police Service attended the area of Kent Street West and McLaughlin Road for a possible impaired driver. A concerned citizen contacted police after observing a vehicle cross the centre line while travelling on Highway 7. The vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane multiple times and struck a passing vehicle according to police. The officer conducted an investigation and the driver was arrested. 25-year-old Kaitlynn Semple of Lindsay is charged with operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus. The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West on July 29, 2021. 

A little bit later at 7:42pm the Kawartha Lakes Police Service attended the area of Russell Street West and Lindsay Street South for a possible impaired driver. Officers were called after a witness had allegedly observed the driver of a vehicle slumped over the wheel while stopped at the intersection. While speaking with the driver the officer reportedly observed signs of impairment, after further investigation the driver was arrested. 51-year-old D Scott Ripka of Lindsay is charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and failure or refusal to comply with demand. The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on July 29, 2021. 

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