A pair of motorists pleaded guilty in Bracebridge court last week to having more than the legal concentration of alcohol in their system.
Court heard that on Aug. 7, 2021 police received a complaint about a grey BMW which kept hitting the shoulder of the road on Hwy. 117 in Bracebridge.
The OPP followed the vehicle and observed it swerve onto the shoulder once again before pulling over the driver Abbey McIntyre, 43.
The officer smelled alcohol on the driver and she eventually blew 206 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood, more than double the legal limit.
Court heard that McIntyre has had issues with alcohol but is currently working on her sobriety.
She was sentenced to a $2,000 fine and one-year driving ban.
In an unrelated incident, Brain Glashan, 58, also pleaded guilty to having more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system while driving.
Court heard that on Aug, 14, 2020, the OPP were on patrol in Huntsville, when they observed a man in an alley near a downtown bar. They stopped to speak with the man, who said he had observed another man leave the bar and get into his car, and he felt the driver was in no condition to drive.
The police caught up with the driver in question and noticed his turn signal was on but he continued to drive straight.
He was pulled over and the police smelled alcohol on his breath. He also blew more than twice the legal limit, and was sentenced to a $2,000 fine and a one-year driving ban.
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