ATV driver charged with impaired driving in Petawawa


An ATV driver has been charged with impaired driving in Petawawa.

Upper Ottawa Valley OPP say on Wednesday just after 9:00 p.m. they responded to a driving complaint on Sylvan Dr. 

Police say the ATV failed to stop for police, but the driver was located a short time later. 

37-year-old Ian Paterson of Petawawa faces multiple charges including the following: 

  • Operation while impaired - alcohol
  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Fail to stop for police
  • Adult driver - no helmet

The accused's driver's license has been suspended for 90 days. 

Paterson is scheduled to appear in Pembroke court on July 20th. 

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