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Drug Charges Laid following MVA

By Randy Thoms Aug 16, 2022 | 8:59 AM

Several charges have been laid against a Fort Frances woman following a motor vehicle accident that happened in the community early Friday evening.

It occurred in the construction zone on King’s Highway, in the town’s west end.

OPP says the driver of a vehicle travelling east at a high rate of speed, drove through stop lights, lost control and collided with another vehicle heading in their direction.

Police found the driver to be impaired and possessing a quantity of unspecified drugs

39-year-old Dawn Jourdain was arrested and charged with;

  • Operation while impaired – blood drug concentration contrary to section 320.14(1)(c) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Dangerous Operation contrary to section 320.13(1) of the CC
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000 contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC
  • Possession of Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) x2
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Other Drugs contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA
  • Driving while under suspension contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
  • Disobey portable red light – fail to stop contrary to section 146(4) of the HTA

She is scheduled to be back in court in September.


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