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Local OPP Charge Three People In Two Days With Impaired Driving From Drugs Or Alcohol

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Multiple Charges For Impaired In Just Two Days

(CAMBRIDGE, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Highway Safety Division (HSD) Cambridge Detachment has arrested and charged three people with Impaired Driving -related offences in two days. 

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On December 6, 2017, at approximately 5:40 p.m., officers were called to a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 85 southbound at King Street, in the City of Waterloo. Upon arrival officers determined that one of the involved drivers was Impaired by Alcohol.  Officers arrested the female driver and she registered over 3 times the legal limit of blood-alcohol level. Lorna HEIDT, a 31-year-old female from Kitchener, Ontario has been charged with Impaired Driving, Drive Over 80 mgs, and Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance. She is scheduled to appear in Kitchener Court on January 24, 2018 to answer to the charges.

On December 6, 2017, at approximately 12:03 a.m., officers stopped a motor vehicle on Highway 401 westbound at Homer Watson Boulevard, in the City of Kitchener for Stunt Driving. Officers determined that the male driver had been drinking. As a result of police investigation, Blake JONES, a 24-year-old male from Kitchener, Ontario, has been charged with Drive Over 80 mgs and Stunt Driving. He is scheduled to appear in Kitchener Court on January 24, 2018 to answer to the charges.

On December 7, 2017, at approximately 12:40 p.m., an officer was at a gas station on Hespeler Rd, in the City of Cambridge, and observed a male driver who was exhibiting signs of impairment. As a result of police investigation, officers determined this male was Impaired by Drug. Antonio AMADDEO, a 55-year-old male from Brampton, Ontario has been charged with Impaired Driving by Drug and Possession of Cocaine. He is scheduled to appear in Kitchener Court on January 16, 2018 to answer to the charges.

The OPP is reminding drivers that any amount of alcohol or other drugs can impair one's ability to drive. If you plan on drinking or consuming drugs, plan to not drive. Instead, arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi, stay overnight or take public transit.

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