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Woman Arrested for Impaired Driving

Information was received from Quinte West O.P.P. that a female driver had just committed a domestic assault, had left the scene and was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. Cobourg Police Service located and stopped the driver southbound on Burnham St., in Cobourg. As a result of the vehicle stop the woman was identified as the suspect in the domestic assault and was also found to be impaired by alcohol.

The woman was arrested for Assault contrary to the Criminal Code section 266, as well as Operation while Impaired-alcohol and drugs contrary to Criminal Code section 320.14(1)(a) and Impaired operation- blood alcohol over 80 mgs. contrary to Criminal Code section 320.14(1)(b).

Because this is a domestic-related incident the name of the accused will be withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

The woman will be released from custody with a future court date.