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Kawartha Lakes OPP Charge Three People With Impaired Driving Over The Weekend

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP had a busy weekend enforcing Impaired Driving Laws on local highways.

On April 19, 2024, at 10:49 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on Highway 7, Ops Township, for a Highway Traffic Act offence, where an odour of alcohol was found to be emitting from the driver. Through investigation, the driver was arrested and charged with impaired driving offences.

30-year-old Mitchell Haid of Keswick, was charged with Operation While Impaired Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80.

On April 20, 2024, at 11:03 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle in Bobcaygeon, where an odour of alcohol was found to be emitting from the driver according to police. The driver was arrested and charged with impaired driving offences.

Ryan Tucker 34-year-old of Trent Lakes, was charged with

  • Operation While Impaired Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80
  • Drive Motor Vehicle with Liquor Readily Available
  • Operator Motor Vehicle without Insurance
  • Driver fail to surrender licence

Officers attended a single motor vehicle collision in Coboconk, the driver, a single occupant of the vehicle, was not injured on April 21, 2024, at 01:51 a.m. Through investigation the driver was arrested and charged with impaired driving offences.

27-year-old Kevin Douglas of Peterborough, was charged with Operation While Impaired Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80.

In addition to the charges all drivers received a 90 day licence suspension and the motor vehicles were impounded for 7 days.

The above mentioned are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay at a later date.

Drivers are reminded that no amount of alcohol or drugs in their system is safe when driving.

 

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