Suspected drunk driver with child and infant in car arrested in Halifax

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HALIFAX- Police here say a 36-year-old woman driving with two kids in her car, including an eight-month-old infant, has been charged with impaired driving for being five times over the legal blood-alcohol limit.

Metro News Halifax

Halifax RCMP say one of its officers saw a car stopped in the middle of Forest Hills Parkway in Cole Harbour around noon on Sunday.

The driver was immediately arrested for impaired driving, and police say when she provided breath samples, came in at five times above the legal limit.

An eight-month-old infant and an 13-year-old child were both in the car at the time. Police say arrangements were made for the children to be put in the car of someone else.

The woman is due in Dartmouth provincial court on Monday charged with impaired driving.

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