OPP charge impaired driver located at Central Frontenac liquor store

Photo by Logan Cadue.

A Newmarket man is facing charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of possible impaired driving on Highway 7 in Central Frontenac Township.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Jun. 28, 2021, police from the Sharbot Lake Detachment of the OPP located the vehicle at a local liquor store in Central Frontenac, according to a report from the OPP. As a result of this investigation Andrew Farmer, age 23 of Newmarket, has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

Farmer’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and their vehicle towed and impounded for seven days. He was released on an Undertaking to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sharbot Lake in August, 2021. He will be responsible for all related fees and fines.

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