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London man charged with impaired driving on Hwy. 7 near Peterborough

Police charged a London man with speeding and impaired driving offences on Highway 7.
Police charged a London man with speeding and impaired driving offences on Highway 7. Don Mitchell / Global News Ontario

A London, Ont., man faces impaired driving charges following a traffic stop east of Peterborough on Thursday night.

Peterborough County OPP say that around 11:15 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle on Highway 7 in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township for an alleged speeding violation. Police say officers further determined the driver of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol.

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Bunly Phlong, 58, of London, was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol concentration of 80-plus
  • Operation while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs
  • Speeding
  • Being a novice driver with a blood-alcohol concentration above zero

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Sept. 12.

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