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Police impound Rob Ford’s vehicle in Gravenhurst after female stopped for impaired driving

GRAVENHURST — The Cadillac Escalade police impounded here Tuesday, believed to be Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s, will remain at Northland Towing & Recovery until next week.

Police won’t confirm the ownership, but say the SUV they stopped and charged the driver with impaired driving does belong to the registered owner.

Was charged with impaired driving after police were called about a driver weaving on the road and police observed the same and stopped the vehicle near the GreenStone rehab centre just west of Bala, where Ford is believed to be receiving treatment.

But the vehicle does not belong to her.

It will remain in police custody for the mandatory seven days.

Bracebridge OPP media officer Const. Jessica Drake said Thursday that any time anyone blows over .80 the vehicle is automatically impounded for a week.

The police report Wednesday said they had arrested Lee Ann McRobb, 36, of MuskokaLakesTownship, following a traffic complaint that was received at approximately 2:34 p.m. on May 20, 2014.

The vehicle, a black Cadillac Escalade was stopped by Bracebridge OPP officers on Muskoka Road 169 at Butterfly Road in MuskokaLakesTownship, where the female driver and lone occupant was found to be impaired by alcohol.

McRobb faces two charges of: Impaired Driving; and Drive Over 80mgs.

She is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Bracebridge on June 17, 2014.

Media are all over the story after Ford’s public visits to Gravenhurst and Bracebridge last Friday.

And McRobb was reported to have indicated she was once a resident of GreenStone and that Ford was there.

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