Suspended License & Drunk Driving Charges

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(WHITE RIVER, ON) โ€“ On December 18, 2018 at approximately 11:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a pickup truck driving erratically on Elgin Street in White River Township, Ontario.

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Police stopped the pickup truck on Spruce Street and spoke to the female driver.ย The odour ofย alcohol could be detected emanating from her breath.

As a result of the investigation, the female was arrested and charged.ย In addition, her driverโ€™s license was suspended and the vehicle was towed and impounded.

Jennifer JACQUES (47 years of age) from White River, Ontario was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired โ€“ alcohol, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Operation while impaired โ€“ blood alcohol concentration โ€“ 80 plus, contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Wawa, Ontario on February 11, 2019.

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The OPP remind motorists that no amount of alcohol or drug is acceptable to consume and drive.ย Report impaired drivers.ย Should you observe a suspected impaired driver, please dial 911 or contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

Source: OPP

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