Suspected drunk drivers observed with no headlights and driving on the wrong side of the road

Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Thompson Oct. 12-13.

Thompson RCMP officers on patrol around 2:30 a.m. Oct. 12 saw a vehicle driving on the wrong side of  Mystery Lake Road and conducted a traffic stop. The driver, a 33-year-old woman from Thompson, provided samples of her breath which were more than twice the legal limit of blood-alcohol content. She was subsequently released to appear in court at a later date.

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Police saw a vehicle with no headlights around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 13 near Mystery Lake Road and Selkirk Avenue. Breath samples provided by the driver, a 30-year-old man from Alberta, exceeded the legal limit of blood-alcohol content. He was remanded into cutody pending an Oct. 15 court appearance.*

*This article was changed from the original version after the RCMP corrected their initial news relase to indicate that the driver was remanded into custody.

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