A man faces impaired driving charges following an OPP RIDE check in central Ontario on Wednesday.
Central Hastings OPP say that at around 11:30 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle at a RIDE check on West Front Street at Frankford Road in Stirling-Rawdon township, about 75 kilometres southeast of Peterborough.
Police say they determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol.
Aaron Bassett, 29, of Stirling-Rawdon, was arrested and charged with:
- Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
- Operation while impaired – blood-alcohol concentration (80-plus)
The accused had his driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.
He is scheduled to appear in court in Belleville on Oct. 17.