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Tip from public leads to arrest of allegedly impaired driver in Botwood

A man and a woman, in two separate incidents, were charged with impaired driving in Stephenville on Saturday.
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BOTWOOD, N.L. —

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Grand Falls-Windsor say a tip regarding a possible impaired driver in Botwood led to an arrest and charges.

After receiving the tip on the morning of Oct. 24, the police were able to locate the vehicle and believed the 42-year-old female driver to be impaired by alcohol. At the detachment, she allegedly provided breath samples that registered three times the legal limit.

The woman’s licence was suspended and her vehicle was impounded. She was released from custody to appear in court on Jan. 15, 2020.

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