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Impaired Driving Charge Laid After OPP Stopped Rental Truck On Highway 115

PETERBOROUGH-Members of the Central Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a rental truck that was travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 115 at approximately 7:45pm on February 19, 2023. Police say the driver was found to be suspended from driving and under the influence of alcohol.

32-year-old Daniel Shattuck of Peterborough, has been charged with:

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

• Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor

• Driving while under suspension

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for 14 days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on March 30, 2023.

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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