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Two Snowmobilers Charged With Impaired Driving In Bancroft

KAWARTHA LAKES-Bancroft OPP has charged two snowmobile operators with impaired driving following a joint investigation with the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Conservation Officer.

Members from the Bancroft OPP responded to a call to assist an MNR Conservation Officer regarding motorized snow vessels in the parking lot of the beach on Old Diamond Lake Road in the Town of Bancroft on March 20th, 2023, shortly after 4:30 p.m. Police say the investigation resulted in two adults being arrested.

Shawn Cassista 56 years old of Highlands East and Frederick McEachern 66 years old of Bancroft, have both been charged with the criminal offence of operation while impaired – Refusal to comply with a demand.

Both accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bancroft on April 25, 2023 in relation to the criminal charge.


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