Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a report of a possible impaired driver located in a drive-thru at a location near West Street and Dundas Street at approximately 11:10 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2023.
It was reported that a vehicle had been taken without consent of the owner by a woman who was alleged to be impaired by alcohol. The accused was reported to have collided with a fence and another motor vehicle while in the drive thru.
Officers arrived on scene and located the accused occupying the driver’s seat of the motor vehicle, parked in the drive thru.
Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment and roadside testing was conducted.
The accused registered a “fail” on the roadside testing and was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law.
Both samples provided were over the legal limit.
Information received indicated the accused was operating the motor vehicle with a suspended licence.
As a result, a 46-year-old woman from Brantford stands charged with the following:
- Impaired operation, contrary to the Criminal Code,
- 80 Plus, contrary to the Criminal Code,
- Take motor vehicle without consent, contrary to the Criminal Code,
- Drive while under suspension, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.