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Two impaired driving charges laid in two days in Innisfil

Charges come after police respond to erratic driver, vehicle in ditch; Two men, from Barrie and Innisfil, now facing charges
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Two people have been charged with impaired driving in Innisfil in the past two days.

At about 6:45 p.m., Wednesday, South Simcoe police responded to a report of a vehicle being driven erratically in the area of Innisfil Beach Road and Highway 400.

A 37-year-old Innisfil man was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired (excess blood-alcohol).

At about 12:10 a.m., Thursday, police were also called to the report of a vehicle in a ditch in the area of Yonge Street and Lockhart Road.

The 24-year-old Barrie driver was not injured. He was charged with operation while impaired, operation while impaired (excess blood-alcohol), being a novice driver with a blood-alcohol concentration above zero, and being a Class G1 licence holder while unaccompanied by a qualified driver.

Both drivers’ licences will be suspended for 90 days and their vehicles will be impounded for seven days.