OPP charges female with impaired driving

LITTLE CURRENT–On Saturday, October 17 at around 12:40 am, an officer of the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol in Little Current. A short time later police observed a black Chrysler Intrepid driving on Manitowaning Road in an erratic manner. The vehicle was stopped and the officer determined that the driver had consumed alcohol.

As a result of the officer’s investigation, a 64-year-old woman of Gatineau, Quebec was arrested and charged with the following: driving while ability impaired – motor vehicle, contrary to the Criminal Code and failing to provide a breath sample, contrary to the Criminal Code.

The accused will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on Monday, November 30, 2015 to answer to her charges.

The OPP is reminding motorists that there is no safe amount of alcohol consumption when driving. Anyone who suspects a driver is driving while impaired is urged to call police by dialing 9-1-1 immediately.