KAWARTHA LAKES-Local police were kept busy with reported impaired drivers over the weekend.
Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP officers conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for a highway traffic offence, on County Road 48 on January 7, 2024, at approximately 8:07 pm,
Through investigation, the driver was arrested and charged.
John Wain, 39 years old of Keswick was charged with Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 plus.
On January 7, 2024, at approximately 8:17 pm, a vehicle was stopped at a RIDE program and an investigation commenced, as a result, the driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged.
49-year-old Jeremy Stephenson of Fraserville was charged with Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 plus and Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor.
Both accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay at a later date. Both motor vehicles were towed and impounded for 7 days.
The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on 15th February 2024.