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Peterborough County OPP issue pair of impaired driving charges

Peterborough County OPP laid impaired driving charges against two people in separate incidents on Thursday evening.
Peterborough County OPP laid impaired driving charges against two people in separate incidents on Thursday evening. Getty Images

Peterborough County OPP issued two impaired driving charges in separate incidents on Thursday evening.

Around 5:30 p.m., OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on County Road 40 in Douro-Dummer Township. Police say the driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

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As a result of the investigation, Michael Bendl, 30, of Trent Hills, was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired with a blood alcohol concentration of 80-plus, operation of a motor vehicle while impaired and failure to remain at the scene of a crash.

He was released and will appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 5.

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Three hours later, OPP stopped a vehicle on Lindsay Road in Selwyn Township. Police determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol.

Kevin Davis, 42, of Fenelon Township, was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired with a blood alcohol concentration of 80-plus.

He was released and will appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 12.

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