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Trent Hills man charged after refusing to provide breath sample: OPP

Peterborough County OPP charged a driver during a RIDE stop on Highway 7 on Tuesday night.
Peterborough County OPP charged a driver during a RIDE stop on Highway 7 on Tuesday night. File / Global News

A Trent Hills man was charged following an OPP RIDE program check on Highway 7 east of Peterborough on Tuesday night.

Peterborough County OPP say officers were conducting a RIDE program on Highway 7 in Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Township when they checked a driver around 10:15 p.m.

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Police determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol. However, they say the driver refused to provide a breath sample.

Trevor Mack, 40, of Trent Hills was arrested and charged with failure or refusal to comply with a demand.

His vehicle was impounded and his driver’s licence suspended, OPP said.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Aug. 7.

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