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Driver charged with impaired after traffic stop in Pakenham

A traffic stop in Pakenham recently led to an impaired driving, Lanark OPP report.

Police say in a media release that an officer conducted the traffic stop shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Monday, May 6. An approved alcohol screening device was used, and the driver was then arrested and transported to the detachment in Carleton Place for additional testing.

As a result of the investigation, Jeffrey McCurdy, age 58, of Renfrew, has been charged with operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus). This charge has not been proven in court.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on June 3.

The individual’s driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days (Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension) and vehicle has been impounded for seven days.

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