Long Weekend Drinking & Driving Charges

OPP cruisers parked outside of the Leamington detachment. (BlackburnNews.com file photo)

Essex County OPP are charging six people with drunk driving related offenses, making the arrests over the long weekend.

In one case on Sunday, a car hit a home on Bruce Ave. in Leamington after skidding onto the front lawn. No one was hurt.

In another case, a vehicle speeding on Maidstone Ave. in Essex was stopped by police.

A Windsor man, a Tecumseh man and two men from Essex and two men from Leamington are all charged. All will appear in court in August.