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Oshawa driver arrested on impaired charge after travelling wrong way on Hwy. 115: OPP

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City of Kawartha Lakes OPP charged an Oshawa man with impaired driving early Monday. Don Mitchell / Global News

An Oshawa man faces impaired driving charges after a traffic complaint in the City of Kawartha Lakes early Monday.

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say around 12:05 a.m., they received a call about a vehicle that was allegedly travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 115, near Porter Road, close to the village of Pontypool.

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Officers located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. An investigation determined the driver was impaired,  OPP said.

Michael St. Cyr, 53, was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and operation while impaired by alcohol and drugs.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough March 5, OPP said.

Impaired driving charges up across GTA in 2019
Impaired driving charges up across GTA in 2019
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