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Lindsay Woman Charged With Impaired Driving In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-A 20-year-old Lindsay woman is one of two people charged with impaired driving by Peterborough Police over the weekend.

At approximately 4:15am on November 20, 2022, officers received a call from a concerned resident about a possible impaired driver after they spotted a vehicle in a ditch in the Sherbrooke Street and Brealey Drive area.  Police say upon arrival to the area, officers noticed obvious signs of impairment with the driver.

As a result of the investigation, a 20-year-old Lindsay woman was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol
  • Operation while impaired blood alcohol concentration over 80mg

A 41-year-old Peterborough woman is facing impaired charges after an incident Friday evening.

At approximately 5:15pm on November 18, 2022, police say they received several calls about a possible impaired driver in the area of Monaghan Road and Lansdowne Street and that there were children in the vehicle. Upon arrival to the area, officers located the vehicle in a parking lot and noticed obvious signs of impairment with the driver according to police.  The children, aged 6 and 4, were not injured.

As a result of the investigation, a 41-year-old Peterborough woman was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – drugs

Both of the accused were issued an automatic 90-day license suspension and a seven-day vehicle impound.

In each case, Peterborough Police say they would like to thank the public for calling 9-1-1.

Peterborough Police no longer release the names of people charged with crimes.

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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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