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Impaired driving charges laid in three separate incidents

Two women and a youth have been charged with impaired driving.
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RED LAKE, Ont. -- Three people are facing impaired driving charges following three separate impaired driving incidents.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers were advised of a traffic complaint on July 1 around 9:45 p.m. on Highway 618, within the Municipality of Red Lake.

Police say the vehicle was located and through investigation it was determined the driver had been consuming alcohol.

The officer demanded an approved screening device breath sample and the driver failed.

The driver was placed under arrest and returned to the detachment for further test.

As a result of the investigation, a 35-year-old Red Lake woman was charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs.

She was released by way of undertaking for Red Lake court on Sept. 19 to answer to the charges.

The following day, officers were advised around 1:42 p.m. of an incident at Windy Point Beach.

A female suspect was observed operating a vessel departing the beach.

Police located the female and she was placed under arrest for operating a vessel while impaired by alcohol.

She was brought to the detachment for further tests and the 38-year-old Red Lake woman was charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood concentration (80 plus).

She was released by way of undertaking for Red Lake court on Sept. 17 answer to the charges.

OPP were also advised on July 4 just before 5 a.m. of a motor vehicle collision in Madsen.

As a result of ,the investigation a 15-year-old youth, who cannot be identified as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been arrested and charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

The youth was released by way of undertaking for Red Lake court on Sept. 17th to answer to the charges.




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