On Friday, December 9th, the Peterborough Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen reporting an erratic driver on Chemong Road in Peterborough. Police then received a second call reporting a suspicious vehicle stopped on Chemong Road south of Milroy Drive.
After investigating the call, police found an off-duty officer asleep at the wheel of his personal vehicle. He was arrested and is now facing charges.
Constable Brock Boynton, who has been a member of the Peterborough Police Service for six years, has been charged with impaired driving and driving over the legal limit.
Boyton was released on a Promise to Appear for court on Thursday, January 5, 2017. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was seized.
A investigation under the Police Services Act has been started. Boynton has been assigned to administrative duties effective immediately.