(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On August 17, 2019, at approximately 5:08 p.m., officers from the Shabaqua Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver on Highway 11.
Officers located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Officers spoke with the driver and determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol.
The driver was arrested and further tests were conducted.
Julie LEMIEUX-SAVARD, 41 years of age, from Thunder Bay, was arrested and charged with:
- Operate a Motor Vehicle While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration Over 80 mgs of Alcohol contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
LEMIEUX-SAVARD is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on August 26, 2019 to answer to the charge.
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