47 year old West Grey woman charged with impaired and assault

West Grey police have charged a 47 year old woman after an incident west of Varney. 

On Wednesday September 4th  6:45pm, police were dispatched to the area of Concession 18 and Mulock Road in regards to an impaired driver who was travelling in a vehicle with a 15 year old passenger.

The 15 year old had become afraid of the drivers actions and called police.

That made the driver angry and police say she struck the young passenger several times.

The suspect then continued to drive to their destination which is where they were located by police.

She was arrested and brought to the police station where she provided a breath sample registering THREE times over the legal limit.

Subsequent to police investigation, the 47 year old Normanby woman was charged with one count of assault one count of impaired operation and one of operation while having a blood alcohol concentration of 80 or over.

The woman's driver's license was immediately suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

The accused was processed and released with a September 18th court date out of the Walkerton Courthouse where she will answer to the charges.

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