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Woman Charged With Causing Disturbance and Assaulting Police


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On Friday, October 24 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle on Grey Rd. 5 in the Municipality of Meaford, knowing there was an outstanding warrant for the female passenger inside the vehicle.

The passenger, who was extremely intoxicated an incoherent, was arrested and brought to the Owen Sound Hospital for medical attention.  A part bottle of alcohol was found in her possession. While at the hospital, the accused was uncooperative, yelling and swearing at nursing staff and police.  While receiving care, she assaulted a police officer.  The officer was not injured.

After being cleared by hospital staff, the accused was taken into police custody and held for a bail hearing. 

The 36 year old Meaford woman was charged with Failing to Comply with Probation Order (x2), Causing a Disturbance and Assaulting a Police Officer (x2).  She was also charged under the Liquor Licence Act for having an open container of liquor in other than a licenced premises, residence or private place.

Her next court appearance is scheduled for November 4, 2014.

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