Coboconk man allegedly found passed out behind the wheel

A Coboconk man is facing charges after allegedly being found passed out behind the wheel in Lindsay.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers were called to a gas station on Lindsay Street South around 11:20 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 31).

“It was reported that a male was passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle, in the parking lot,” reads a media release.

“Officers attended the location and while speaking with the driver observed signs of impairment and drug use.”

Liam Chynoweth, 32, has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle – alcohol and drugs and possession of a controlled substance.

He is scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on April 1.

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