Man charged with impaired driving in Leeds OPP parking lot

Photo by First Response Media.

A Lyndhurst man was charged with impaired driving after entering the staff only parking lot of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

Around 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 15, 2020, an officer from the Leeds office observed an unfamiliar pick-up truck enter the rear parking lot of the detachment, which is restricted to staff only, the OPP said in a release dated Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

Charles Covey, 51 years old of Lyndhurst, Ontario was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80plus)
  • Drive motor vehicle with unsealed container of liquor

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a later date to answer to the charges.

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