(ESSEX, ON) - On August 26, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m. a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a female operating a motorcycle without a helmet near County Road 50 in Colchester South Township. The officer stopped the woman and found her exhibiting signs of impairment.
Ashley TOEWS, age 38 of Essex was arrested and has been charged with Driving a Motor Vehicle While Impaired and Driving with Over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in 100mL of Blood contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute.
She is scheduled to appear in Windsor Criminal Court on September 13, 2018 to answer to the charges.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call 911.