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Pair of drivers facing charges

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Two drivers are facing charges stemming from incidents here overnight.

Shortly after 12:40 a.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP were called regarding a possible impaired driver on Scott Street.

Officers located and stopped the vehicle in question, and conducted an investigation.

A 48-year-old Fort Frances man subsequently was charged with one count impaired operation of a motor vehicle and one count of having a blood alcohol level over 80 mg.

He will appear in court here Sept. 26 at 9 a.m.

Then shortly after 1 a.m., police were called regarding a possible impaired driver on King’s Highway.

Officers located and stopped the vehicle in question, and conducted an investigation.

As a result, a 26-year-old Kenora man as was charged with one count of impaired operation of a motor vehicle and one count of having a blood alcohol level over 80 mg.

He also will appear in court here Sept. 26 at 9 a.m.

Members of the public are urged to report impaired driving by calling 9-1-1 in emergency situations.

Complaints of impaired, aggressive, or careless driving also can be made by calling 1-888-310-1122 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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