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Tractor Driver Charged With Impaired Operation

KAWARTHAS-One individual is facing charges after an officer stopped a tractor.

An officer from the Northumberland OPP  was on patrol on County Road 30 in the Municipality of Brighton on February 17 at approximately 11:45 p.m. when a vehicle was observed unable to maintain its lane. A traffic stop was conducted and the officer was led into an impaired driving investigation. The driver was arrested and transported to a detachment for further testing.

19-year-old Jacob Trottman from Warkworth, has been charged with Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

A further 90-day Administrative Driver Licence Suspension (ADLS) was initiated as per statute.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.



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