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Tuesday March 24th, 2015

Posted at 4:38pm

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An Essex man is charged after a traffic stop.

Just after 7pm on March 23rd OPP officers in Harrow observed a grey Dodge pickup truck on Essex County Road 50, travelling at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle was stopped and officers spoke to the male driver of the vehicle who exhibited signs of impairment. He was issued a roadside test which police say he failed.

John Sawatzky, age 36 of Essex was arrested and subsequently charged with exceeding 80 milligrams of blood alcohol content as well as possession of a schedule I substance.

He will appear in court on April 9th.

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