May 14, 2019 12:33 pm

2 charged with impaired driving in Midland: OPP

South Georgian Bay OPP say they have laid two impaired driving charges against motorists in Midland.

Nick Westoll / Global News File
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Two motorists were charged with impaired driving in the early hours of Sunday morning in Midland, South Georgian Bay OPP say.

Both drivers were stopped on King Street, police say.

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The first suspect, a 35-year-old woman, was stopped at 12:57 a.m. for a traffic offence, officers add, while the second suspect, a 23-year-old man, was stopped after allegedly speeding.

A drinking-and-driving investigation was conducted in both instances, police say, before the two were charged with impaired driving.

The 23-year-old man was also charged with racing a motor vehicle, officers add.

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Both vehicles were towed at the scene and impounded, police say, and the 23-year-old’s licence has been suspended for 90 days.

Both suspects were released with a recognizance to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on May 30.

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