(Huron-Kinloss, ON) - A female driver is facing a charge of Refuse to Provide Breath Sample following a traffic stop that occurred on October 27, 2018 in Huron-Kinloss Township.
Just before 5:30 p.m. on October 27, 2018 South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to patrol for a possible impaired driver in the Huron-Kinloss area. The vehicle was located by police travelling on Hwy 21 in Huron-Kinloss. A member of the South Bruce OPP conducted a traffic stop and while speaking with the driver, the officer formed the opinion that she was under the influence of alcohol. The driver refused to provide a sample of breath into a roadside screening device when demanded.
Kelly Mackinnon, a 40-year-old from Kincardine, Ontario, was placed under arrest and was subsequently charged with Refuse to Provide Breath Sample. She has since been released with a court appearance scheduled for November 21, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Walkerton. Her driver's licence was suspended for an automatic 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for seven days.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is to call the South Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.