Impaired driving charges laid in Peterborough County, Kawartha Lakes over long weekend: OPP

OPP laid several impaired driving charges over the Victoria Day long weekend in Peterborough County and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 4 p.m. Saturday officers responded to a complaint about a driver on Highway 115 in Cavan Monaghan Township. OPP located the suspect vehicle and determined the driver was under the influence of drugs.

Justin Bonnici, 39, of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs, failure to remain at the scene and failure to surrender a driver’s licence.

His licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

Bonnici is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on July 28.

On Sunday around 4 p.m., Peterborough County OPP stopped an ATV on County Road 6 in Douro-Dummer Township. OPP determined the operator of the ATV was prohibited from driving and was under the influence of alcohol.

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