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Police make three impaired driving arrests

The Greater Sudbury Police Service has reported on three impaired driving arrests made in mid-May. On Friday, May 9, police officers responded responded to a possible drunk driver on Municipal Road 80 in Hanmer.
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The Greater Sudbury Police Service has reported on three impaired driving arrests made in mid-May.

On Friday, May 9, police officers responded responded to a possible drunk driver on Municipal Road 80 in Hanmer.

A 59-year-old woman was later charged with care or control while impaired (drug) contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. She was released from custody and was compelled to attend court on May 21, 2014.

On Saturday, May 10, police observed a black 2013 GMC sports utility vehicle make an illegal turn. The driver, a 28-year-old male, failed a roadside blood alcohol test.

He was charged with driving with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for a week. The man was released from custody and compelled to attend court on May 21.

On Sunday, May 11, police arrested the driver of a 1998 green Chevrolet Lumina for driving with a blood alcohol content that was double the legal limit.

The male driver was stopped on Lorne Street. 



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