Traffic stop in City of Kawartha Lakes leeds to impaired charges, OPP say

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say they charged a driver with impaired operation after conducting a traffic stop in Verulam Township.

It was just after midnight on December 1, 2021 when officers stopped a motor vehicle on Kelly’s Bay Road and found the driver to be impaired by alcohol.

Richard KIDD, 47 years-of-age, of St Catharines has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) 
  • Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on December 17, 2021.

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