Concerned Citizens Assist Police in Busting Impaired Driver

Thunder Bay Police Service

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Impaired driving isn’t cool. It is a message that police across Ontario are still trying to get out it appears. Thunder Bay Police report that on August 8, 2016 at 6:36PM EDT, the service received several 911 calls regarding an impaired driver in the parking lot at 1039 Memorial Avenue.

The female driver reportedly was driving over medians in the parking lot and apparently would not stop for concerned citizens.

TBPS report that citizens calling in told them that the driver then proceeded northbound where she hit a motor vehicle at Central and Fort William Road and then continued to drive northbound.

Thunder Bay Police officers were responding as updates kept coming into 911.

Officers stopped the motor vehicle at Van Horne and Court Street where the female was arrested for Impaired and Dangerous Driving. The female was later charged with Refusing to Provide a Breath Sample.

Thunder Bay Police would like to thank the people who called regarding this driver. Thunder Bay Police would like to speak with a male who witnessed the incident and assisted in attempting to stop the female in the area of 1039 Memorial Avenue.

The police may be contacted at 684-1200 or anonymous tips may be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 www.tipsubmit.com