Impaired driving arrest
City police arrested a local man after a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night on Kawartha Heights Blvd.
Police were called just after 9 a.m. after a vehicle left the road and hit a streetlight pole. Officers arrived and suspected the driver had been drinking, and conducted a breath test. Douglas J. MacCourt, 49, of Woodglade Blvd., was charged with impaired driving and driving with more than 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.
His car was impounded for seven days and his licence suspended for 90 days. He’ll appear in court June 7.