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Woman charged with impaired on St. Patrick's Day

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Mar 18, 2014 - 2:43 PM |
A 21-year-old woman was charged with impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day after breath tests showed she had more than 2.5 times the legal limit of alcohol in her blood.

A 21-year-old woman was charged with impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day after breath tests showed she had more than 2.5 times the legal limit of alcohol in her blood.

A 21-year-old woman was charged with impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Officers conducting a RIDE check found her after she drove her vehicle into a snowbank.


Breath tests showed she had more than 2.5 times the legal limit of alcohol in her blood. Her driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.

Police had set up RIDE checks on Notre Dame at Jogues Street, Paris Street at Boland Lake, as well as Kelly Lake Road at Southview Drive and Spruce Street.

Police checked 727 drivers and conducted three roadside breath tests. Another driver was caught suspended licence, while police issued two Highway Traffic Act offences.
 

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