Impaired driver calls OPP on herself, gets arrested

A woman who called police for help with mechanical issues with her car ended up getting arrested after officers arrived and found she was allegedly trying to drive while impaired.

Police found the woman with open liquor in the vehicle

(Yvon Theriault/Radio-Canada)

A woman who called police for help with mechanical issues with her car ended up getting arrested after officers arrived to find she was allegedly trying to drive while impaired.

The 44-year-old used the electronic emergency service in her vehicle to call Lambton County OPP around 5 a.m. Sunday.

Police found the woman on Arkona Road in Warwick Township with open liquor in the vehicle.

The Adelaide-Metcalfe woman faces the following charges:

  • Care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired
  • Care and control of a motor vehicle while having over 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood
  • Having open liquor in a motor vehicle