On Jan. 4, 2020 at approximately 2:50 a.m. Peterborough police received a call from staff at a Lansdowne Street West fast food restaurant regarding a possible impaired driver that had gone through the drive-thru.
At approximately 3:06 a.m. officers located the vehicle in the area of Clonsilla Avenue and The Parkway. While speaking with the male driver officers noted a strong odour of alcohol coming from the driver’s breath. A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system while operating a motor vehicle.
As a result of the investigation Uditkumar Bhagat, 26, of North York, was arrested and charged with the following:
- Operation while impaired driving
- Operation while impaired — blood alcohol concentration 80 plus
The accused was issued an automatic 90-day driver’s licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 21, 2020.