30 Year Old From Walkerton Arrested For Drunk Driving

(ARRAN-ELDERSLIE, ON) – South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a 30-year-old from Walkerton with Impaired Operation & Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus following her arrest this past weekend.

Shortly after 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 29, 2020 a Bruce County Roads patrolman came across a vehicle in the ditch south of Chesley on Bruce Road 19. Police were dispatched to the scene and upon speaking with the female driver the investigating officer observed the female to be displaying several signs of impairment.

As a result the driver was arrested for Impaired Operation and was transported to a nearby hospital to be assessed for possible injuries. Breath tests were later provided to the Intoxilizer Technician at the hospital and both tests were analyzed to be over the legal limit. The accused was assessed at the hospital for possible injuries and was transported back to the detachment where she was later released from custody.

Michelle BENOIT, 30 years of age from Walkerton has been charged with Operation While Impaired & Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 Plus).

She was also served with a 90-day driver’s licence suspension and her vehicle was impounded. She now has a court date scheduled for March 18, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Walkerton.

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