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Impaired driver found with drugs, stolen property: Peterborough County OPP – Peterborough |


A Selwyn Township, Ont., man faces multiple charges, including impaired driving and drug possession, following an OPP traffic stop east of Peterborough on Thursday morning.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 8:30 a.m., an officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in Douro-Dummer Township, just east of Peterborough.

The officer located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Police say the driver was found in possession of reported stolen property and a quantity of drugs.

A 35-year-old man from Selwyn Township was arrested and charged with impaired driving (alcohol and drugs), two counts of possession of a Schedule I substance (methamphetamine and opioids), possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and under $5,000, driving while under suspension, failure or refusal to comply with a demand and failure to comply with a probation order.

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His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days.

He was held in custody and appeared in court in Peterborough later Thursday, OPP said.

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