A Lindsay man is facing three charges after allegedly trying to flee from police while impaired.
According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, an officer observed a man driving a dirt bike on the paved walking path that runs along the Scugog River in Lindsay just after 7:30 p.m. on Sunday (May 3).
“The officer found the dirt bike a short time later on Lindsay Street North and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver refused to stop for the officer and fled at a high rate of speed,” reads a media release.
“Officers searched the area for the dirt bike, and located it travelling on the Scugog River bike path again. The driver of the bike lost control and struck a wooden beam along the trail. The rider was arrested by officers and found to be impaired by alcohol.”
Tyler Michael Trumble, 23, has been charged with flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80.
He is scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on July 2.