Two separate collisions in Peterborough County leads to impaired driving charges: OPP

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Lakefield Road at approximately 4:00 p.m. on October 1, 2022. The complainant reported that a stationary car had been struck from behind by a sport utility vehicle (SUV). The driver of the SUV was found to be under the influence of alcohol. No injuries were reported at the time of the collision.

Matthew WALDUCK (age 42) of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

• Careless driving

• Fail to surrender insurance card

• Fail to surrender licence

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on November 10, 2022.

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision on Yankee Line at approximately 4:00 p.m. on September 30, 2022. The complainant reported that a truck entered the ditch and rolled. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol. No injuries were reported at the time of the collision.

Brandon ZEUS (age 33) of Cavan-Monaghan Township, was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

• Careless driving

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on November 10, 2022.

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.

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