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Sault driver charged with impaired after blocking Little Current swing bridge

02MAR17 ELGIN PHOTO
File photo courtesy of OPP

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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LITTLE CURRENT - On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle blocking traffic on the swing bridge on Highway 6 in Little Current, Ontario.

At approximately 10:51 p.m., officers located the vehicle stopped on the one-lane swing bridge. Investigation revealed that the driver had been consuming alcoholic beverages.

As a result, Samantha Dame, age 31 of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. has been charged with:

  • Driving while ability impaired by alcohol, contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); and with
  • Driving with over 80 mg of alcohol in blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the CC.

 The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay, Ont. on Aug. 14, 2018.

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