Man arrested in Port Hope for driving a golf cart while impaired

OPP responded to report of collision at golf course, driver also charged with mischief

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A 33-year-old Toronto man has been arrested and charged following an incident at Ash Brook Golf Club in Port Hope, according to a media release from the Northumberland OPP.

On Tuesday (July 21) at around 12:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a collision involving a golf cart and two people who refused to leave the property.

A responding officer observed the golf cart being operated and, after a conversation with the driver, suspected he was impaired by alcohol.

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As a result, Darryn Fronte, 33, of Toronto was arrested and charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

Fronte was also charged with two counts of mischief under $5,000.

The accused man was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg on September 30, 2020.