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Peterborough man faces impaired driving charges after vehicle found on snowbank: police

A Peterborough man is accused of impaired driving after a vehicle was found atop a snowbank. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough man is facing impaired driving charges following an incident earlier this month.

Peterborough Police Service says around 1:20 a.m. on Feb. 9, an officer on patrol located a vehicle up on a snowbank on Fairbairn Street. When the officer activated the cruiser’s emergency lights, a man in the suspect vehicle got out of the driver’s seat.

Police say a subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

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Kevin Andrew Druce, 44, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood-alcohol concentration (80-plus).

He was issued an automatic 90-day driver’s licence suspension and seven day vehicle impoundment.

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He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 25.

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