Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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Concerned Citizen Calls in Impaired Driver

November 12, 2020

Impaired Driving

On November 12th 2020 at approximately 4:32pm Police received a report of a possible impaired driver who had just left an address located in Port Elgin, ON.

Police located a vehicle matching the description parked at a residence a short distance away.

Officers attended the door of the residence and spoke with a female who matched the description of the driver. Police immediately observed several signs of impairment and she was placed under arrest for operation of a motor vehicle while impaired.

The female was transported to the Saugeen Shores Police Station where she provided two suitable samples of breath to a Qualified Intoxilyzer Technician. Both samples registered two times the legal limit.

As a result of this investigation a 56 year old female of Saugeen Shores has been charged with:

  1. Operation While Impaired – BAC over .80

In addition to these charges her license was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for seven days. She was released with a future court date.

Media Relations Officer

Constable Stacey Gordon

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