June 19, 2019 12:50 pm

Prince Edward County OPP officer charged with impaired driving

Prince Edward County OPP Const. Patrick Menard was charged with impaired driving.

Global News File

A constable with the Prince Edward County OPP has been charged with impaired driving following a collision.

The evening of June 14, 2019, Prince Edward County OPP responded to an overturned vehicle in the ditch on Prince Edward County Road 2, near Salem Road.

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OPP charged the driver, Const. Patrick Menard, with impaired driving.

Menard has been with OPP for the past seven years but was on leave during the collision.

He was issued a 90-day licence suspension and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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Menard is scheduled to appear at a Picton court on June 26 to answer to his charge.

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