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Renata Ford arrested for suspected drunk driving

NEWS STAFF | posted Thursday, Dec 29th, 2016

Renata Ford arrives at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on Sept.17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

The widow of late Mayor Rob Ford has been arrested for suspected impaired driving, Toronto police say.

Police said Renata Ford was arrested in the parking lot of a shopping plaza near The Kingsway and Royal York Road around 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

She is facing charges of driving while impaired and driving with over 80 mg of alcohol.

Ford was alone in the vehicle at the time.

She has held in custody overnight, but was released on Thursday morning. It’s not yet known when she will appear in court.

Rob Ford was mayor from 2010 to 2014. He died of cancer in March at the age of 46.’

With files from The Canadian Press


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