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Pickle Lake woman facing impaired driving charges

Officers in Red Lake observed a vehicle driving on the highway without any headlights on and after conducting a traffic stop discovered the driver was impaired
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RED LAKE, Ont. - A 23-year-old woman is facing several charges after she was found driving on a highway with no headlights on and under the influence of alcohol.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police media release, officers with the Red Lake detachment observed a vehicle at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday travel onto the highway without any headlights.

Officers stopped the vehicle and conducted a breath screening, which the driver failed. The driver was arrested and transported to the detachment for further tests.

As a result, a 23-year-old woman from Pickle Lake has been charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood, and three counts of failing to comply with recognizance.

The woman was released on a promise to appear in a Red Lake court on Sept. 19.


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