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Driver facing charges


On Aug. 4 around 2:50 p.m., a member of the Atikokan OPP conducted a vehicle stop on O'Brien Street in Atikokan.

The officer had a conversation with the driver and this led him to believe she had been consuming alcohol.

As a result, she was arrested and transported to the Atikokan OPP detachment, where she underwent further tests.

A subsequent investigation revealed other charges were warranted.

As a result, a 58-year-old Atikokan woman was charged with impaired driving and driving a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level over 0.08 mg.

She also was charged with taking a motor vehicle without consent.

The woman was released on a promise to appear in court in Atikokan on Oct. 3.

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