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Man, 24, charged with impaired driving in Severn: Orillia OPP

The accused's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days, officers add.
The accused's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days, officers add. Global News File

A 24-year-old Severn man has been charged with impaired driving on Wednesday evening, Orillia OPP say.

At about 8:20 p.m., officers were on general patrol conducting speed enforcement on Upper Big Chute Road in Severn, Ont., police say.

Police clocked a vehicle travelling at at 150 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone, officers say.

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After approaching the vehicle, officers say they determined through an investigation that the driver was impaired by alcohol.

Stephan Deneau was subsequently charged with impaired driving offences, police say.

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Deneau was released with a court date of Oct. 15 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia. He was also issued a Part 3 summons for the same court date.

OPP say the accused’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded.

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