Peterborough OPP – Three People Charged with Impaired Within Four Hours (Names Released)

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Peterborough County OPP made three separate impaired arrests within a four-hour period on February 24, 2024.

On February 24, 2024, the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) made three separate arrests related to impaired driving.

On February 24, 2024, at approximately 5:15pm, the Peterborough County OPP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle in the ditch that was reported on Highway 28 in the North Kawartha Township. Officers arrived at scene and were told by the driver that they attempted to pull over but had gone too far landing them in the ditch. While officers spoke with the driver, an odour of alcohol was detected as well as signs of impairment. As a result of the investigation, the driver was arrested.

Ronald PROCTOR (age 59) of Alliston, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      Driving motor vehicle with liquor readily available

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 April 2, 2024.

On February 24, 2024, just shortly after 8:00pm, Peterborough County OPP officers were conducting RIDE on Youngs Point Road in Selwyn Township. A vehicle entered the RIDE and upon speaking with officers, an odour of alcohol was detected. The driver admitted to consuming alcohol earlier in the day. An Approved Screening Device (ASD) demand was made and after providing a sample of their breath, a FAIL was registered resulting in the driver being arrested.

Peter CAWKER (age 60) of Trent Lakes, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

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 April 2, 2024.

On February 24, 2024, just prior to 9:00pm, Peterborough County OPP officers conducted a stop of a vehicle on Television Road in the City of Peterborough. During the stop officers determined the driver to be impaired. A search o the vehicle was conducted as a result of the arrest and various controlled substances were located. The vehicle passenger was also arrested as a result of the search.

Matthew HEANEY (age 33) of Frankford, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

·      Fail to comply with release order – other than to attend court

·      Poss of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine

·      Poss of a Schedule II Substance – Other drugs

·      Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available

·      Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.

Jessica MCINROY (age 29) of Havelock, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Poss of a Schedule II Substance – Other drugs

·      Poss of a Schedule II Substance – Other drugs

Both accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on March 19, 2024.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol or drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.

To serve our province by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety.

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).

Pete Fisher
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