A 44-year-old woman has been charged with impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample after she was involved in a collision at the intersection of Frood Road and College Street on April 28.
Driving a 2010 Ford Focus, she allegedly struck another vehicle and, prior to police arrival, exited her vehicle and walked away, according to Greater Sudbury Police Service. She was located after she was followed by a witness who identified her to attending officers.
She was arrested and officers noted signs of intoxication. She was taken to police headquarters for breath tests. She refused.
A 77-year-old man was also charged with impaired driving May 1 after officers conducting radar speed enforcement clocked him travelling at a high rate of speed on Allen Street in Coniston, according to a news release.
Officer stopped his vehicle and he was spoken to by officers who observed he was not wearing any shoes. He was also observed to be intoxicated, and was subsequently arrested.
He was taken to police headquarters for breath samples, which indicated that he was more than twice the legal limit of 80 mg.
He has been released from custody to attend a court date in May to answer to his charges.
Both drivers have been issued a 90-day licence suspension and their vehicles have been impounded for seven days.
Greater Sudbury Police now release the names of impaired drivers. These press releases can be found by going to www.gsps.ca.
Posted by Arron Pickard