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More than twice the legal limit, driver faces impaired charge

Police noticed a strong smell of alcohol emitting from the driver
Barrie police car

NEWS RELEASE

BARRIE POLICE SERVICE

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On the 3rd of April 2016 the Barrie Police were notified of a traffic complainant.

Upon arrival, police noticed a strong smell of alcohol emitting from the driver.

Further investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

The driver was transported to the Barrie Police station for further testing were it was revealed that they had two and half times over the legal limit.

The driver was charged accordingly and was later released on a Promise to Appear with future court date to deal with these matters.

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