Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on November 13, 2020 at approximately 12:30pm regarding a possible impaired driver on Highway 115. The vehicle was located and the driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Gage LAVELLE-SUTTON (age 27) of Peterborough, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
· Operation while impaired-alcohol
· Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on December 30, 2020.
The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.