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Erratic driver charged with impaired

Rainy River OPP has arrested and charged one individual with impaired driving.
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HALKIRK TOWNSHIP – OPP Northwest Region is reporting the arrest of an erratic driver on Highway 11 in the Halkirk Township.

On the morning of June 8, officers with the Rainy River District OPP detachment responded to a traffic complaint of an erratic driver.

Officers located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.

During the investigation, they determined that the driver was impaired with a blood alcohol concentration of 80 plus.

As a result, a 45-year-old from Mine Centre has been arrested and charged with impaired driving, having liquor readily available, and failure to surrender their licence.

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the court in July.


Clint Fleury

About the Author: Clint Fleury

Clint Fleury is a web reporter covering Northwestern Ontario and the Superior North regions.
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