Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 7 at approximately 10:45pm last night. The vehicle was located in a gas station parking lot. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Shayne FERTILE (age 20) of Otonabee-South Monaghan Township, has been charged with:
• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus
• Operation while impaired-alcohol
The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on November 15, 2022.
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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Peterborough County OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).