Kawartha Lakes OPP – Driver arrested after fleeing the scene of a collision

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle which failed to remain after it entered the ditch and damaged some property.

On November 9, 2021 shortly before 3:00 pmofficers responded to the fail to remain collision and located the vehicle and driver nearby. The driver refused to comply with the officer’s demand to provide a breath sample and also resisted arrest.

As a result, Kirk JONES, 55-years-of-age of Mariposa Township was arrested and charged with:

·        Failure or refusal to comply with demand

·        Fail to remain

·        Driving while under suspension

·        Fail to report accident 

·        Resist Peace Officer

The driver’s licence was suspended for an additional 90 days and vehicle impounded for 7 days. 

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on November 25, 2021.

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