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Peterborough County OPP lay several impaired driving charges over the weekend

Peterborough County OPP laid several impaired driving charges on the weekend.
Peterborough County OPP laid several impaired driving charges on the weekend. Global News File

Peterborough County OPP laid a series of impaired driving charges over the weekend.

On Friday around 4 p.m., officers responded to a single-vehicle collision in Cavan-Monaghan Township. OPP said the uninjured driver was determined to be under the influence of drugs.

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Jennifer Rowbottom, 36, of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs, possession of a Schedule I substance (opioid other than heroin) and driving while under suspension.

She was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Jan. 9.

On Saturday in Selwyn Township, officers stopped a vehicle on Chemong Road north of Peterborough around 2:30 a.m. They determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol.

As a result of the investigation, James Golloher, 25, of Selwyn Township, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol concentration over 80 and operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

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He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 17.

Three hours later, officers responded to a collision in nearby Douro-Dummer Township. OPP say the uninjured driver was determined to be under the influence of drugs.

Mitchell Phillips, 24, of Georgina, Ont., was arrested and charged with operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Jan. 2.

OPP say the annual Festive RIDE campaign continues. Last week during 47 RIDE initiatives throughout Peterborough County, officers laid the following charges:

  •  2 warn range suspensions
  • 5 Cannabis Act charges
  • 3 Highway Traffic Act charges
  • 1 Liquor Licence Act charge
Festive RIDE, Red Ribbon campaigns kick off in Peterborough area
Festive RIDE, Red Ribbon campaigns kick off in Peterborough area