Impaired driving charges laid in Greater Napanee

Photo by Lucas Mulder.

Officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on County Road 2 in Greater Napanee around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jul, 11, 2021.

Police successfully located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop just east of Palace Road on County Road 2, according to a release from the OPP. L&A County OPP determined that the driver was showing signs of impairment and the driver was subsequently arrested and transported to Detachment for further processing.  

L&A County OPP have charged Ronald Courneyea, age 62 of Loyalist Township with:

  • Operation While Impaired – alcohol and drug; and
  • Operating a motor vehicle while over legal blood alcohol limit

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee on August 3, 2021.

Courneyea’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days. He will be responsible for all related fees and fines.

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