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Two Drivers Facing Alcohol-Related Charges In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two drivers are facing alcohol-related charges after being stopped by police in Lindsay.

Police say on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 8:49 pm Kawartha Lakes Police received a call about a possible impaired driver on Angeline Street North in Lindsay. The vehicle had been travelling northbound on Angeline Street North before striking a parked car. Officers located the vehicle stopped in the middle of the roadway on Angeline Street North. When speaking with the driver, officers say they observed signs of impairment and as a result, the male was arrested.

66-year-old Harry Cowie of Lindsay is charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80plus. The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on May 26, 2022.

This morning at 1:49 am while on patrol a Kawartha Lakes police officer conducted a traffic on Kent Street West in Lindsay. As a result of an investigation, 24-year-old Tyler Connolly-Smith of Lindsay was arrested and charged with refusal to comply with demand. The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on May 26, 2022. 

Impaired driving – by alcohol or drugs – remains the leading cause of death on Ontario roads. Kawartha Lakes Police officers say they continue to see impaired drivers in our community, and we are dedicated through enforcement and education to make our roads safer for everyone.

Residents are encouraged to contact 911 when they see someone they believe may be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. Together, we can help everyone arrive alive. 


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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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