Woman Arrested And Charged With Refusing Breath Sample

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Woman Arrested And Charged With Refusing Breath Sample

During the evening hours on Thursday October 6th, Shelburne Police launched an investigation in a retail parking lot in response to a citizen phoning police with concerns that a driver was under the influence of alcohol.

The driver of a GMC pickup was investigated and breath demands were made for a roadside breath screening device.  The woman did not comply with providing a suitable breath sample and therefore was arrested.

As a result, 49 year old Alexandra Michaels of Mansfield was arrested and charged with Refuse Breath Demand contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.  She was later released on an Appearance Notice with a court date in late October to answer to the allegations. Her driver’s licence was also suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for 7 days.

If anyone has any information in relation to this case or any other matter, they are encouraged to contact the Shelburne Police Service at 519-925-3312 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

2016-10-25T14:11:35+00:00