Alberta Woman faces Impaired Driving Charges

Far too many drivers are still not getting the message it is not alright to get behind the wheel after drinking
Far too many drivers are still not getting the message it is not alright to get behind the wheel after drinking

Marathon – On January 25, 2018, at approximately 5:20 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a possible impaired driver in the town of Marathon area.

Officers patrolled the area and located the vehicle in a parking lot of a local business. When officers approached the vehicle they found it to be occupied by a lone female sitting in the driver’s seat.

After further investigation, it was determined that the driver was impaired by alcohol.

As a result, the 68-year-old female, Mary A. BRYAR of Hinton, AB was arrested and charged with Care or Control of Motor Vehicle, Over 80 mgs of Alcohol in Blood contrary to the Criminal Code 253(1)(b).

She is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Marathon on March 14, 2018, to answer to the charge.

Motorists who drive impaired by alcohol or drugs are subject to drivers licence suspensions, fines, vehicle impoundments, criminal records and increased insurance costs. Please drive responsibly and don’t drink and drive.

The public is encouraged to call 911 or contact police at 1-800-310-1122 whenever suspecting that a driver is impaired while operating a motor vehicle whether it is a Car, Truck, Motorcycle, ATV, Snowmobile, Boat or even an Airplane.