Off-duty Toronto police officer helps in Hwy. 115 Impaired Driving Arrest: Peterborough County OPP – Peterborough

The Peterborough County OPP says the efforts of a Toronto police officer led to the arrest of a disabled driver on Hwy. 115 south of Peterborough Tuesday night.

According to OPP, officers responded around 6 p.m. 18 on a traffic complaint on the highway in Cavan-Monaghan Township. OPP says a TPS officer stopped a vehicle after observing it was driving aggressively.

OPP found that the driver of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol.

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Blair Beckett, 29, of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with impaired driving (blood alcohol concentration 80-plus), driving under the suspension and being a novice with a blood alcohol level above zero.

His driver’s license was revoked for 90 days and the vehicle was seized for seven days.

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He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on December 7, OPP said on Wednesday.

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