October 9, 2018 12:40 pm

Peterborough County OPP lay 120 charges during Operation Impact

Peterbrough County OPP laid more than 120 charges during Operation Impact on the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Peterborough County OPP laid more than 120 charges during its Operation Impact long weekend traffic initiative.

The campaign focused on what is called the Big 4: Aggressive driving, alcohol/drug impaired driving, inattentive driving, and a lack of seat belt use.

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During the blitz, OPP officers laid the following charges:

  • 6 impaired driving-related charges
  • 2 warn range suspensions
  • 83 speeding charges
  • 1 stunt driving charge
  • 6 seatbelt charges
  • 23 other Highway Traffic Act moving violations

The county detachment said officers responded to 198 calls for services from Friday to Thanksgiving Monday.

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