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Ontario man accused of driving impaired with toddler unsecured in car seat

Police in midwestern Ontario say a 34-year-old man is facing impaired-driving charges and failing to secure a toddler in a car seat.
Police in midwestern Ontario say a 34-year-old man is facing impaired-driving charges and failing to secure a toddler in a car seat. File/Global News

SHELBURNE, Ont. – Police in midwestern Ontario say a 34-year-old man is facing impaired-driving charges and failing to secure a toddler in a car seat.

Shelburne, Ont., police officers say they received a call Wednesday from a resident about a suspected drunk driver.

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They say officers stopped the vehicle in question and also found a toddler who was not secured in a car seat.

Police say the driver provided breath samples that indicated he had more than double the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

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The man faces one count of driving a vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol, driving while impaired and failing to ensure the toddler was properly secured.

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Police say the man was released from custody with a promise to appear in court in early January.

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