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Tuesday August 6th, 2013

Posted at 4:32pm

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Around 9:45am this morning, Chatham-Kent OPP received a call from a concerned motorist about a vehicle that nearly caused a collision on the 401 Highway eastbound near Merlin Townline.

The vehicle a 2010 Ford Fusion exited the 401 Highway at Bloomfield Road and was located by the OPP on Park Avenue West, swerving in its lane.

Police alleged that the driver was showing signs of impairment by alcohol and open alcohol could be seen inside. She was arrested and alcohol tests at the Chatham-Kent OPP Detachment revealed that she was over three times the legal limit.

Skye Evans, a 34-year-old Cottam, Ontario woman has been charged under the Criminal Code and Liquor Licence Act with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Exceed 80 Milligrams Blood Alcohol Content / Motor Vehicle and Driving a Motor Vehicle with Liquor Readily Available.

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