Traffic stop on Telephone Road leads to impaired charge for Quinte West resident

OPP have charged a Quinte West resident following an impaired driving investigation.

On September 12, 2023, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on Telephone Road, Quinte West, after observing a traffic violation. An investigation led to the driver being arrested.

Jordan Bowers, 31 years old, from Quinte West, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Operation while impaired – Alcohol or drugs
  • Operation while impaired – Blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on October 19, 2023. Additionally, the vehicle was impounded for seven days, and their licence was suspended for 90 days.

Charges have not been proven in court.

OPP urge the public that if they to call 9-11 if they suspect that someone is driving or about to drive impaired. You could save a life.

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