PETERBOROUGH OPP TAKE TWO IMPAIRED DRIVERS OFF THE ROAD IN ONE DAY

(MUNICIPALITY OF TRENT LAKES, ON) – Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Tate’s Bay Road at approximately 1:30pm on March 15, 2021. A vehicle was located in the ditch upon police arrival. No injuries were reported but the driver was found to be under the influence of drugs.

Aleisha AKEY (age 65) of Bobcaygeon, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-drugs

• Careless driving

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on April 20, 2021.

(OTONABEE-SOUTH MONAGHAN TOWNSHIP, ON) – Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 7 at approximately 11:45pm on March 15, 2021. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Burt GORDON (age 42) of Asphodel-Norwood Township, 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 April 27, 2021.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol or drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.

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