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Male Arrested for Operating a Vehicle while Prohibited

On Monday January 28, 2019, a Cobourg Police Officer observed a motor vehicle speeding in a Community Safety Zone in the Town of Cobourg.   The Officer stopped the vehicle on Nickerson Drive.

Investigation revealed that the male driver was prohibited from driving a motor vehicle. 

The driver, 47 year old David BEESLEY, was charged with the following offences:

  1. Operation While Prohibited - Contrary to section 320.18 of the Criminal Code.

  2. Speeding - Contrary to section 128 of the Highway Traffic Act.

  3. Fail to Have Validation on Plate - Contrary to Section 7(1)(c)(i).

  4. Drive Motor Vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock device - Contrary to Section 41.2(13)(b) of the Highway Traffic Act.

David BEESLEY was released by way of a Form 9 Appearance Notice for the Criminal Charge and given three Summonses to a Defendant for the Highway Traffic Act Offences with a Court Date of March 6th, 2019.  The motor vehicle was also impounded for 45 days in accordance to the Vehicle Impoundment Program (VIP).


Any questions may be directed to the Cobourg Police Service by calling 905-372-6821.