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Wallaceburg man arrested for driving drunk after 'nice OPP officer' sent him home in cab

Officers explained the importance of not driving while intoxicated, but a short time after the man and woman were driven away in a cab, provincial police found the same man driving the vehicle that had been left in the restaurant parking lot.

57-year-old from Wallaceburg charged

Police in Lambton County are suggesting that when a "nice OPP officer" sends you home in a taxi, you shouldn't return to drive your vehicle while intoxicated.

On Saturday evening, police got a call from a concerned citizen at a restaurant in Corunna who had interceded when a drunk couple appeared to be getting ready to drive away.

Officers explained the importance of not driving while intoxicated, but a short time after the man and woman were driven away in a cab, police found the same man driving the vehicle that had been left in the restaurant parking lot.

A 57-year-old from Wallaceburg has been charged with impaired driving.

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