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Prohibited driver arrested for impaired driving at Peterborough drive-thru: police

A Cavan-Monaghan Township man faces impaired driving and other charges. Global News Peterborough file

A Cavan-Monaghan Township man has been charged with impaired driving and other charges following an investigation on Wednesday evening.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, officers responded to reports of a possible impaired driver on Lansdowne Street West around 7:30 p.m.

The suspect vehicle was located in a restaurant drive-thru on the street. Police determined the driver was impaired.

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Edward Baker, 55, of Cavan-Monaghan Township was arrested and charged with operation while impaired, operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol concentration over 80 and operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 1, police said Thursday.

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