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Hamilton driver found asleep at wheel of vehicle in Lindsay, Ont.: police

Police in Lindsay made an arrest following . Global News Peterborough file

A Hamilton, Ont., resident faces an impaired driving charges following an incident in Lindsay early Friday.

According to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, around 2:12 a.m. officers responded to reports of an unwanted person who was banging on the door of a residence on Huron Street.

When police arrived, they found a vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway with the driver asleep at the steering wheel.

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Officers determined the driver was impaired by alcohol and placed him under arrest.

Carols Orellana, 41, of Hamilton, was charged with two counts of impaired driving (alcohol and drugs and blood-alcohol concentration 80-plus).

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He was later released and is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on Oct. 13.

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