Impaired driving charges

Kawartha Lakes OPP charged two drivers overnight for alcohol related driving offences.

The first driver was pulled over on Kawartha Lakes Road 36 j for a Highway Traffic Act infraction but after an investigation,  police charged 24 year old Benjamin Ariza of Peterborough with impaired driving.

In the second incident, police stopped a vehicle on Highway 35 near Lifford Road but it fled the scene and was found in the ditch near Golf Course road.

The driver, 26 year old Clayton Cotter of Cameron is facing numerous charges including Operation While Impaired,  Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Flight From a Peace Officer.

Both accused are scheduled to appear in a Lindsay court on June 20th.