Patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle driving recklessly at a King George Road location at approximately 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.
Officers conducted a traffic stop, and in speaking with the driver, observed signs of impairment.
The accused was subsequently arrested. A search incident to arrest revealed the accused was in possession of a taser (conducted energy weapon), and a quantity of suspected percoset pills.
The accused was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were over the legal limit.
As a result of the investigation, a 20-year-old female from London stands charged wit the following:
- Operation While Impaired – Alcohol & Drugs, contrary to the Criminal Code
- Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration, contrary to the Criminal Code
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, contrary to the Criminal Code, and
- Possession of a controlled substance, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
The accused has been held for bail.
Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the car impounded.