Impaired snow plow driver arrested in Whitby after allegedly throwing snowballs at cars

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Published December 9, 2021 at 11:07 am

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A snow plow operator from Oshawa was arrested in Whitby last night after drivers reported the man for throwing snowballs at cars from a tractor.

Police were called to a Thickson Road and Stellar Drive parking lot in Whitby around 11 p.m. December 8. Drivers had called police to complain about the driver of a John Deere tractor with a snowplow affixed to the front.

The driver allegedly blocked them in the lot and threw snowballs at their cars.

Police quickly arrived and arrested the driver, 36, from Oshawa. He was charged with impaired driving and driving with a blood-alcohol content of 80 mg or above.

The tractor was impounded for a week and the driver’s license was suspended for 90 days, the automatic punishment for impaired charges.

The driver was released with conditions.

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