Omemee man charged with impaired driving at RIDE check

An Omemee man has been charged with impaired driving after being stopped at a roadside checkpoint.

According to the OPP, officers established a RIDE check on Ski Hill Road Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m. when the man’s vehicle was stopped.

“An officer approached a vehicle and initiated an investigation that indicated that the driver had been consuming alcohol,” a media release reads.

Paul Heydon, 44, has been charged with operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

He is scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on Dec. 10.