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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Several Drunk Drivers Nabbed

Wasaga Beach | by Catherine Thompson  

Police in Wasaga area have been busy dealing with drunk drivers this weekend.

Police in the Wasaga Beach area have been busy dealing with drunk drivers this weekend.

Officers were called to a collision on Golf Course Road around 8 PM Saturday.

The driver, a 21 year old man from Clearview Township, has been charged with impaired driving.

Just about a half hour later, police were called about a pick up truck that hit a ditch and struck a tree on County Road 9 in Clearview.

Police found the vehicle in Creemore and charged a 44 year old man from the township with driving under the influence and failing to remain at the scene.

A 23 year old man from Clearview is charged after a driver blew three times the legal limit of alcohol when a vehicle was stopped on Mosley Street in Wasaga Beach.

And just before 3 AM Sunday, officers were called about a possible drunk driver leaving a camp ground and heading out of town.

Police caught up to the vehicle in Orr Lake, but it sped away leading police on a chase.

Once it was stopped, the driver tried to reverse away from police and the vehicle rolled into a ditch.

A 17 year old from Springwater Township faces a number of charges.

 

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