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Prince Edward OPP charge man with impaired driving

By Stephanie Clue [1]

BELLEVILLE – A man has been charged with impaired driving after an incident at a police checkpoint.

The Prince Edward County OPP [2] say they were conducting a routine roadside check program on Saturday when a car was spotted speeding away from the checkpoint.

The car was pulled over at a nearby parking lot and officers discovered that the driver had alcohol in his system. He failed to provide a breath sample to police.

The 27-year-old man from Brooklin, Ont., [3] was charged with impaired driving and refusal to provide a breath sample.

The man will appear in Picton court on Nov. 16.

The OPP urge the public to report anyone they suspect of impaired driving.