OPP nab two alleged impaired drivers in Napanee area

On Friday July 20th, 2018 at 2:10 p.m. officers with the Napanee detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to a possible impaired driver and motor vehicle collision.

A black Ford F-150 had backed into a vehicle and then struck a fire hydrant in the area of John Street and Market Square. Officers were given a description of the driver and the licence plate number of the vehicle that had fled the scene.

The vehicle and driver were located in a residential area on the east side of the town of Napanee. Charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80mgs and Fail to Remain is 43 year-old Michael Beattie of Greater Napanee. He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to attend Provincial Court in Napanee on August 7th, 2018.

On Saturday July 21st, 2018 at 08:56 a.m. an officer with the Kaladar detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police stopped a vehicle for failing to make a proper stop at the intersection of Skootamatta Lake Road and Highway 41.

The driver was given a roadside alcohol screening test and subsequently arrested for Over 80 mg. Charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80 mgs, and Disobey Stop Sign, Fail to Stop is 57 year-old John Weller of Addington Highlands. He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to attend Provincial Court in Napanee on August 07, 2018.

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