Three Windsor-Essex drivers facing alcohol-related charges


Essex County OPP say they arrested three drivers over the weekend with alcohol-related offenses.

On Friday, May 20 at 6:11 pm, officers responded to a collision involving a vehicle striking a road sign on Tecumseh Road in Tecumseh.

As a result, a 62-year-old man from Lakeshore was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol level of 80 over the legal limit.

On Saturday, May 21 at 10:52 pm, Lakeshore OPP, Lakeshore Fire and Rescue, and Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services responded to a single-vehicle collision on County Road 42 in Lakeshore.

As a result, a 20-year-old Lakeshore man was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol level of 80 over the legal limit.

On Sunday, May 22 at 4:22 am, Leamington OPP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Oak Street West in Leamington.

As a result, a 25-year-old Leamington woman was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol level of 80 over the legal limit.

All of the accused are scheduled to appear in court. A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (ADLS) and a 7-day vehicle impoundment were initiated as per statute to the accused.

Provincial police will continue to be on patrol this long weekend for the annual Canada Road Safety Week campaign.

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