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Call from a concerned citizen leads to impaired charge for Dundas driver

The driver was stopped shortly before 12:30 Wednesday morning
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Uniform members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were alerted at 12:14 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 to a possible impaired driving incident after a concerned citizen observed a person who appeared to be impaired get into a a vehicle and head out onto the streets of Midland. Officers on patrol located the suspect vehicle at 12:29 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 in the parking lot of a King Street Midland business. The driver was located and upon being spoken to by investigating officers a drinking and driving investigation was commenced.

Upon completion of this investigation Kaymen Laufman, 24 years, of Dundas was charged by investigators with the following driving offences contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

  • Operation while impaired - alcohol
  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was served a 90-day drivers licence suspension as per the Ministry of Transportation (ADLS) program and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on Jan. 21, 2021.

Police remind motorists that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our trails, roadways and waterways. Educating the public about safe driving practices with our community safety partners is a priority, if you see a possible impaired driver or operator please "Make the Call" and dial 911 and help prevent a crash.