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Numerous Impaired Driving Charges Laid Over The Weekend

PETERBOROUGH-Police in the Peterborough area charged multiple people with alcohol-related driving offences over the weekend.

Members of the Peterborough County OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 28 at approximately 8:30pm on March 11, 2022. Witnesses reported that the vehicle left the roadway and entered the ditch. The driver was not injured according to police.

Jeffrey Williams (age 63) of Maple Leaf, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.

OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Lakehurst Circle Road at approximately 8:00pm on March 12, 2022. Police say witnesses reported that the vehicle left the roadway and entered the ditch.

Tyler Hale(age 44) of Buckhorn, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

• Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code

• Driving while under suspension

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for 45 days.

A 28-year-old Newmarket woman is facing impaired charges after an incident in Peterborough early Sunday morning.

At approximately 1:30am on March 13, 2022, an officer on patrol was alerted by a vehicle horn to a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed going northbound on George Street which is one way southbound.  The officer activated lights and sirens and conducted a traffic stop at Brock Street.

As a result of the investigation, a 28-year-old Newmarket woman was arrested and charged with:

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

The accused was issued an automatic 90-day drivers license suspension and a seven day vehicle impoundment.

The accused was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear in court on April 6, 2022.

A 30-year-old Peterborough man is facing an impaired charge after an incident early Sunday morning.

Police say at approximately 1:30am on March 13, 2022, a Peterborough Police officer on patrol in the King Street and Aylmer Street area noticed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and making erratic manoeuvres.

As a result of an investigation, a 30-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol

The accused was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear in court on April 14, 2022.

A 35-year-old Peterborough woman is facing charges after an incident Sunday evening.

At approximately 10:00pm on March 13, 2022, officers were called to the area of Charlotte Street and George Street on reports of a possible impaired driver after a car had pulled out of a parking spot and collided with another vehicle driving on the road.

As a result of an investigation, a 35-year-old Peterborough woman was arrested and charged with:

  • Failure or refusal to comply with demand
  • Driver fail to surrender license
  • Start from parked position – not in safety
  • Fail to notify change of address
  • Fail to notify change of address – license

The accused was also issued a 90-day driver’s license suspension and a seven-day vehicle impoundment.

The accused was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear in court on April 13, 2022.

Peterborough Police no longer release the names of people charged.

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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