Fac­ing charges

Woman with child in ve­hi­cle charged with DUI on Con­fed­er­a­tion Bridge

Journal Pioneer - - PRINCE COUNTY -

A 34-year-old woman from Dun­das was re­cently ar­rested and charged with im­paired driv­ing as she ex­ited Con­fed­er­a­tion Bridge on the P.E.I. side. The ar­rest took place on Thurs­day at about 6 p.m. A car driv­ing er­rat­i­cally on the bridge was re­ported to RCMP.

A wit­ness re­ported see­ing the car strike the sides of the bridge on at least one oc­ca­sion. A road­side screen­ing de­vice al­legedly showed the ac­cused’s blood al­co­hol level was three times the le­gal limit. There was also a child un­der 10 years old in the ve­hi­cle. The ac­cused is fac­ing ad­di­tional charges of en­dan­ger­ing the life of a child.

The East Prince RCMP is thanking the pub­lic for its as­sis­tance in this case. Any­one who sees a ve­hi­cle be­ing driven er­rat­i­cally is asked to call 911 to re­port the in­ci­dent.

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