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48-year-old Orillia woman faces impaired driving charges

Police called to Beer Store to investigate possible drunk driver
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ORILLIA, ONT. - The Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a female driver with Care and Control While Impaired in the City of Orillia.

On September 15, 2016 at approximately 6:25 p.m., Orillia OPP officers were dispatched to the Atherley Road Beer Store in relation to a possible impaired driver. Officers arrived on scene and arrested the female driver after a short investigation.

Catherine Ruston, 48 years old of Orillia, has been charged with Care and Control While Impaired, Over 80 milligrams Blood/Alcohol and Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle.  She was released on a Promise to Appear in Orillia Criminal Court on September 27, 2016.

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities.

Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).