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74 Year Old From Huron East Arrested For Drunk Driving

(HURON EAST, ON) – A traffic complaint investigated by members of the Huron County and Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachments has resulted in an Impaired Driving charge against a Huron East resident. 

On Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at approximately 3:05 p.m. Huron OPP received information about a vehicle that was travelling in an erratic manner on Hensall Road west of Seaforth. Minutes later officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle parked at a residence located on Hensall Road. Officers were able to identify the driver and upon speaking with the driver they noted the driver to be displaying some signs of impairment.

The driver was arrested and was transported to the Clinton OPP Detachment for breath tests. The driver supplied two samples of her breath to the Intoxilizer Technician and both tests were analyzed to be over the legal limit.

Barbara LYCAN, 74 years of age, from Huron East has been charged with Operation While Impaired & Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. She was later released from custody and now has a court appearance scheduled for February 1, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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