Drinking and driving

WELLINGTON NORTH – On April 6 at about 10:45pm, Wellington County OPP received a traffic complaint on Wellington Road 109. Police say “the driver of a grey SUV was driving erratically.”

A 51-year-old Palmerston woman was charged with driving with more than 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in her system, impaired driving, dangerous driving and driving with an unsealed container of liquor.

She was to appear in Guelph court on April 19.

SHELBURNE – On June 23, just after 3:15am, Dufferin OPP officers were conducting a RIDE program in the area of Owen Sound Street here.

“A vehicle drove directly through their RIDE program,” police stated in a press release. “Officers were able to locate the driver at a nearby complex and were quickly led into an impaired operation investigation.”

A 25-year-old woman from Mount Forest was charged with driving over 80mg and impaired driving.

In the above incidents the driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle impounded for seven days.