Traffic stops result in Impaired Driving charges

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged two women with impaired driving in separate traffic stops over the Easter weekend.

On Good Friday, April 19, 2019, at approximately 4:35 p.m., an Orangeville Police officer was conducting traffic enforcement at Sherbourne Street and Fourth Avenue. The officer observed a blue Pontiac with an expired licence plate validation sticker. The vehicle was stopped by the officer.

As a result of the interaction with the officer, the driver of the vehicle was arrested for impaired driving.

Natalie Lancaster, 41, of Orangeville, was charged with Operation While Impaired By Alcohol, Operation While Impaired- Blood Alcohol Concentration Over 80, fail to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking, drive Motor Vehicle No Currently Validated Permit, Fail to Notify Change of address and Possess More Than One Drivers Licence.

The accused woman was held in custody for a bail hearing and was later released by the court. She is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on May 14, 2019, to answer to the allegations.

On Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., an Orangeville Police officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Veteran’s Way. A red Volkswagen was observed travelling southbound at a high rate of speed and the vehicle was stopped by the officer.

As a result of the interaction with the officer, the driver of the vehicle was arrested for impaired driving.

Andrea Denise Lang, 36, of Elora, was charged with Operation While Impaired- Blood Alcohol Concentration Over 80. The woman was also charged with Speeding- 100 km/h in a Posted 60 km/h Zone and Failing to Have Insurance Card.

The accused woman was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on May 14, 2019, to answer to the allegations.

Posted on April 25, 2019