Northumberland OPP charged several drivers with impaired driving over the weekend.
During RIDE spot checks on Dec. 28 in Cramahe Township, OPP laid charges against two drivers:
- Daniel Edwards Pratt, 40, of Cramahe Township, was charged with impaired operation — blood drug concentration. He’ll appear in court in Cobourg on Jan. 30.
- Scott Gregory Patton, 28, of Alnwick-Haldimand Township, was charged with impaired operation of motor vehicle, failure or refusal to comply with demand, breach of recognizance and mischief under $5,000. He’ll appear in court in Cobourg on Jan. 30.
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On Dec. 29, OPP responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 401, east of Port Hope. Officers stopped the vehicle on the exit to Division Street in Cobourg and following an investigation, charged the driver:
- Stephen Quanduk, 41, of Scarborough, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired — blood drug concentration. He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on Jan. 23.
During a RIDE spot check on County Road 2 in Brighton on Dec. 30, police charged one driver:
Alan John Fledderus, 60, of Brighton was arrested and charged with impaired operation — blood alcohol concentration. He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on Jan. 30.
On Dec. 30 around 5 p.m., OPP responded to reports of a pickup truck driving erratically on Highway 401 in Port Hope. The suspect vehicle was stopped and as a result of the investigation, the driver was charged:
- Meghan Armstrong, 19, Etobicoke was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a vehicle — alcohol and drugs, impaired operation with blood alcohol concentration 80 plus and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and driving with no licence. She was released and will appear in court in Cobourg on Jan. 23.
Northumberland OPP also issued four 3-day warn range licence suspensions over the weekend.