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RIDE program in Napanee finds impaired novice driver

During a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on Deseronto Road in Greater Napanee, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a Belleville driver for driving impaired. At approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, a vehicle approached the checkpoint and officers determined that the driver was showing signs of impairment,

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RIDE program in Tyendinaga identifies one impaired driver

One man is facing charges after a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on Deseronto Road caught him driving while impaired. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a RIDE program

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Police seek assistance to identify persons of interest in South Frontenac

Officers with the Frontenac detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the occupants of a pickup truck that nearly struck an OPP officer. According to police, the incident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021, just after 2:30 a.m. when an officer was conducting

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Two drivers charged with impaired driving on Christmas Eve

Officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on County Road 5 at the Palace Road off Ramp of the 401 in Greater Napanee, Ontario, on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. According to a release from

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OPP Festive RIDE program finds ‘disturbing’ number of impaired drivers

Nearly 100 drivers were charged for impaired driving through the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Festive RIDE program over the holidays. According to the OPP, 2,289 Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) programs were conducted across the East Region of Ontario between Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 and Thursday, Jan.

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OPP remove over 500 impaired drivers from roads during holidays

As a result of the annual Festive RIDE campaign conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), 539 alcohol- or drug-impaired drivers were removed from roads in the province this holiday season. The OPP’s Festive RIDE campaign took place between Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 and Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. On top

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