Prince Edward County OPP charge three drivers with impaired over Easter weekend

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Police in Prince Edward County say they charged three individuals with impaired driving offences over the Easter weekend.

The below charges have not been proven in court.

In a media release, police state that on March 30, shortly before 2:30 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on County Road 4. As a result of the investigation, David Kettle, age 67 from Prince Edward County was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

On the same date shortly before midnight, officers conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in Picton and spoke with the driver. As a result of the investigation, Robert Laine, age 36, from Prince Edward County was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

On Sunday March 31, officers conducted a traffic stop on County Road 1 and spoke with the driver. As a result of the investigation, Chuck Keeping, age 44 from Orangeville was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

All three drivers were released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date. They also had their licences suspended for 90 days and vehicles impounded for seven.

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