Woodville resident facing impaired driving charges

A Woodville resident is facing impaired driving charges following a traffic stop in Lindsay.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, an officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Russell Street West in Lindsay around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 28).

“While speaking with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment. The driver was given an approved roadside screening device test and failed,” reads a media release.

“The driver was placed under arrest for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.”

Scott McKeown, 30, has been charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus.

He is scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on Nov. 3.

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