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More Impaired Drivers Arrested

(NORTHUMBERLAND, ON) – Members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged seven individuals including fourfor impaired operation.

On June 1, 2024, at approximately 9:30 p.m., OPP responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Riverview Drive in the Municipality of Trent Hills. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) were also dispatched to assist. The subject of the complaint was located nearby and was arrested by Police.

A 35-year-old male from the Municipality of Trent Hills has been charged with:

–      Assault

–      Mischief – Interfere with lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property – over $5,000

–      Uttering threats – Cause death or bodily harm.

The accused shall not be named to protect the identity of the victim and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

On June 1, 2024, shortly before 11:10 p.m., Police stopped a vehicle on Simpson Street in Campbellford and entered into an impaired operation investigation. The driver was arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testing.

Kevin LYON, 44-years-old, from Oshawa, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

–      Operation while impaired.

On June 2, 2024, at approximately 10:25 p.m., officers were dealing with an unrelated traffic stop on County Road 25 in Cramahe Township when another motorist stopped and spoke to police, advising that the driver of a nearby vehicle may be impaired. OPP located the described vehicle at an address on County Road 25 and following speaking with the driver, police made an Approved Screening Device (ASD) demand. As a result, the driver was arrested and transported to a local detachment for further testing.

Troy ARCHER, 37-years-old, from North York, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

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

–      Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court.

On June 7, 2024, at approximately 9:30 p.m., OPP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on County Road 45 in Alnwick-Haldimand Township. The Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) also attended the scene. Officers arrived and observed a vehicle in the ditch. The driver was still in the vehicle and advised that they were not injured. Following speaking with the driver, police arrested the individual for impaired operation.

Tina MOORE, 47-years-old, from Kingston, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

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

On June 15, 2024, at approximately 3:25 a.m., police received a report of a single vehicle collision where the complainant advised there was a vehicle on their front lawn at an address on Godolphon Road in the Municipality of Trent Hills. The driver had left the vehicle on foot and police began their investigation. The individual was located nearby and had sustained minor injuries. As a result, the accused was arrested for impaired operation and transported to a local detachment for further testing.

Brandon INGRAM, 33-years-old, from Campbellford, has been charged with:

–      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

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

–      Drive motor vehicle – no licence

–      Fail to remain

–      Fail to report accident

–      Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit.

On June 15, 2024, at approximately 12:15 p.m., OPP were on general mobile patrol and located and observed a driver wanted by police. A traffic stop was conducted and the individual was arrested.

Chad LAURIN, 36-years-old, from Quinte West, has been charged with:

–      Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code – two counts.

The accused was held for bail to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg.

On June 15, 2024, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Police received a traffic complaint regarding a passenger vehicle unable to maintain the lane travelling eastbound on Highway 401 in Clarington. OPP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 401 in Alnwick-Haldimand Township. Following investigation, the driver provided identity details of another person.

Valarie TRAVISS, 40-years-old, from Oshawa, was arrested and charged with:

–      Personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice

–      Driving while under suspension.

The accused with appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

For each of the accused arrested for impaired operation, in addition to a future court date, 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.