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North Glengarry woman facing numerous charges related to alcohol and alleged threats

A North Glengarry woman is facing a series of charges following an April 1 traffic stop.

Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint and intercepted a motor vehicle on County Road 20 in North Glengarry.

An investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. Further investigation revealed that the driver had threatened a family member prior to operating the motor vehicle.

The 29 year-old woman was arrested and charged with Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs under the Criminal Code, Operation while impaired with a blood alcohol contend of more than 80 miligrams under the Criminal Code, Driving while under suspension under the Highway Traffic Act, Uttering Threats under the Criminal Code, and Having liquor in open container in other than licenced premises, residence or private place under the Liquor licence Act.

The accused was held in custody and was to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on April 2.

The OPP reminds the public that a 90 day automatic drivers licence suspension and a seven day impoundment of your vehicle accompanies any impaired driving charge. If you suspect a driver is impaired call 911. You could be responsible for saving a life.

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