A traffic stop on Regent Street on Sunday led to a woman’s arrest for impaired driving and numerous other charges after police said she gave them a false name.
The traffic stop occurred on Dec. 3, just before 9 a.m. A West Nipissing Ontario Provincial Police officer pulled over the vehicle on Regent Street.
“The driver was a suspended driver and provided police with a false name,” OPP said. “The driver was arrested for impaired driving.”
Police said a search of the vehicle turned up credit cards and a small amount of drugs suspected to be cocaine and methamphetamine.
A 34-year-old Sudbury woman is charged with:
- Personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice (Identity fraud)
- Operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance- two counts
- Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 - in Canada
- Possession of a credit card
- Possess - credit card data
- Operate a motor vehicle without insurance
- Driving while under suspension
She was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury on Jan. 17. The driver was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.