E-bike rider charged with impaired driving in Peterborough: police

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Posted August 4, 2021 10:43 am

An Otonabee, Ont., antheral is facing an impaired driving and different charges aft an incidental involving an e-bike successful Peterborough connected Monday night.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, astir 11:15 p.m., an serviceman connected patrol successful the Neal Drive country noticed a rider not wearing a helmet portion driving an e-bike

Police accidental the serviceman attempted a postulation halt but the rider allegedly failed to halt and continued on the roadworthy and into a parking lot. Officers yet located the antheral and determined helium was impaired.

Steven Nicholls, 54, of Otonabee, was arrested and charged with impaired driving (blood-alcohol attraction 80-plus) on with 2 provincial Highway Traffic Act offences, failing to halt for constabulary and failing to deterioration a due helmet connected a power-assisted bicycle.

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The e-bike was impounded for 45 days.

Nicholls was released and is scheduled to look successful tribunal successful Peterborough connected Aug. 18, constabulary said Wednesday.

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