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Police say Sudbury driver was impaired, had stolen credit card and gave a false name

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A motorist pulled over for impaired driving Sunday morning in Sudbury had stolen credit card information and hard drugs in the vehicle.

Ontario Provincial Police stopped the vehicle on Regent Street just before 9 a.m.

“The driver was a suspended driver and provided police with a false name. The driver was arrested for impaired driving,” police said in a news release Monday.

“A search of the vehicle located, credit cards and a small amount of drugs suspected to be cocaine and methamphetamine.”

A 34-year-old from Sudbury has been charged with identity fraud, impaired driving, two counts of drug possession, possession of property obtained by crime, possession of a stolen credit card and data, driving without a licence and driving while uninsured.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on Jan. 17 in Sudbury. 

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