Monday February 12, 2018

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service

Media Release

 

Monday February 12, 2018

 

Two impaired drivers removed from Lindsay streets this weekend 

On Sunday February 11, 2018 at 6:00PM an employee of a Kent Street west business in Lindsay notified the City of Kawartha Lakes Police of an impaired driver.   The employee reported seeing two patrons get into a motor vehicle and suspected that both had been consuming alcohol.  A very short time later an officer spotted the vehicle travelling on Kent Street West in Lindsay and formed the grounds that the driver was impaired.  71-year-old Gilbert Keith Hill of Fenelon Falls was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding the legal blood alcohol limit.  Hill will make his first appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice on March 15, 2018.  The vehicle operated by the accused at the time he was arrested was impounded for seven days.

 

On Sunday February 11, 2018 at 7:45pm an officer of the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service observed a vehicle travelling on Kent Street West in the area of Victoria Avenue in Lindsay.  The officer suspected that the driver may be impaired and stopped the vehicle to investigate further.  The driver was found to be impaired by alcohol and arrested.  48-year-old Patrick Stephen McGreevy of Lindsay has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding the legal blood alcohol limit.  McGreevy will make his first appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice on March 15, 2018.  The vehicle operated by the accused at the time of his arrest was impounded for seven days.

 

Break and enter to local building supply retailer

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service is actively investigating a significant theft from a Lindsay area business.  Between Saturday February 10th and Monday February 12th, a home building supply retailer in Lindsay was broken into.  Approximately $7500.00 worth of merchandise was stolen, specifically lumber and roofing products.  The City of Kawartha Lakes Police are asking that anyone who may have information regarding the break and enter contact them at 705.324.5252 or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.

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