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Snowmobiler charged with impaired driving on Trent Lakes OFSC trail: Peterborough County OPP

File photo. Ontario Provincial Police snowmobile. OPP/Twitter

A snowmobiler faces an impaired driving charge following a patrol by Peterborough County OPP on Sunday afternoon.

Police say around 1:30 p.m., officers patrolling the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail E108 in the Municipality of Trent Lakes stopped a snowmobiler and determined the operator was under the influence of alcohol.

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Jeno Eppel, 60, of Port Perry, Ont., was arrested and charged with impaired driving (blood-alcohol concentration 80-plus).

The accused received a 90-day driver’s licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

Eppel was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on March 15.

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