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Police say Sudbury suspect was speeding and impaired

A 38-year-old from the Greater Sudbury community of Chelmsford is facing charges following an incident April 13 in the city. (File) A 38-year-old from the Greater Sudbury community of Chelmsford is facing charges following an incident April 13 in the city. (File)
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A 38-year-old from the Greater Sudbury community of Chelmsford is facing charges following an incident April 13 in the city.

Ontario Provincial Police stopped a vehicle around 10:30 p.m. on elm Street for speeding.

“The driver was arrested for impaired driving, then transported to the OPP detachment for further testing,” police said in a news release Tuesday.

The suspect was charged with impaired and was released with a May court date in Sudbury.

The driver was also issued a 90-day driver's licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

“The OPP would like to remind the public that if you see a possible impaired driver on our roadways, waterways, or trails, please ‘make the call’ and dial 911 as impaired driving never ends well,” police said.

“Please plan a way to get home safely.”

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