Northumberland OPP – Busy Long Weekend – Four Charged with Impaired Driving (Names Released)

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Members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged seven individuals including four for impaired operation.

On May 17, 2024, at approximately 3:50 p.m., OPP responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence near Castleton. Shortly after the arrival of police, a 15-year-old male was arrested and charged with:

–      Assault

–      Mischief – destroys or damages property.

The individual shall not be named due to the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

On May 17, 2024, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers were at a location in the Township of Alnwick-Haldimand regarding a prior incident when a motorist approached and came to their attention. Police entered into an impaired operation investigation and an Approved Screening Device (ASD) demand was made. As a result, the driver wa s arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testing.

Timothy STANFORD, 44-years-old, from Alnwick-Haldimand was charged with:

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

On May 18, 2024, shortly before noon, the Northumberland OPP Crime Unit arrested an individual from Quinte West as a result of a sexual assault complaint which was received on December 4, 2023. The historical incident is reported to have occurred between 1980 and 1986. Following over a five-month investigation, a 66-year-old male has been charged with:

–      Sexual intercourse with a female under 14 years of age

–      Sexual intercourse with a stepdaughter or female employee

The name of the accused shall not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

On May 18, 2024, shortly before 8:00 p.m., OPP responded to a report of a s ingle vehicle collision on IXL Road on the Municipality of Trent Hills. Police arrived and observed a motorcycle in the ditch. Officers spoke with the motorcyclist who was uninjured at the time.

As a result, Kenneth MACKAY, 62-years-old of Hastings, was arrested and charged with;

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

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

–      Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code

–      Fail to surrender insurance card.

On May 19, 2024, the Northumberland OPP Crime Unit arrested a person from the Municipality of Brighton as a result of a sexual assault complaint which was reported to police on April 23, 2024. A 23-year-old male has been charged with:

–      Sexual Assault

The name of the accused shall n ot be released to protect the identity of the victim.

On May 20, 2024, shortly before noon, OPP were on patrol and stopped a passenger vehicle on Division Street in Cobourg. Following speaking with the driver, an ASD demand was made. As a result, the individual was arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testing.

Kristina PRINS, 50-years-old, from Cobourg has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      Failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On May 21, 2024, at approximately 11:15 p.m., OPP were dispatched to a traffic complaint regarding a driver on County Road 2 in the Municipality of Brighton. Officers located the described vehicle and stopped it on a commercial premises on County Road 2. Police were led into an impaired operation investigation where the accused was arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testin g.

Wayne PEARSON, 72-years-old, of Quinte West, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

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

For each of the accused arrested for impaired operation, a further 90-day Administrative Driver Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a seven-day vehicle impound was initiated as per statute.

The OPP reminds motorists that no amount of alcohol or drug is acceptable to consume and drive. Should you observe a suspected impaired driver, please dial 911 or contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities.

The Northumberland OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: www.stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-8477.

Pete Fisher
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