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Derrick GEORGE – Drunk Driving

(SELWYN TOWNSHIP, ON) – Officers from the Peterborough County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an individual with impaired driving after a traffic stop.

On Sunday July 7, 2024, at approximately 1:30pm, an officer from the Peterborough County OPP detachment conducted a traffic stop after observing an individual driving while not wearing a seat belt. The officer approached the vehicle and spoke with the driver and advised the driver that he would be making a demand for the Approved Screening Device (ASD). The driver complied with the demand and provided a sample of their breath resulting in a Fail at which point they were arrested.

Derrick GEORGE (age 59) of Ennismore, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused had their drivers licence suspended for 90-days and their vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on August 6, 2024.