Woman taken to jail to sober up after drunken brawl in Sidney

The brawl was quickly broken up and all involved were encouraged to behave and go their separate ways.

  • Jan. 26, 2017 4:00 p.m.

SIDNEY — In the early morning hours of January 22, 2017, Sidney North Saanich RCMP officers responded to a report of a fight in progress involving between four and six people outside one of the local drinking establishments in Sidney.

The brawl was quickly broken up and all involved were encouraged to behave and go their separate ways.

One woman did not get the message and became increasingly abusive toward police including swearing and making threats to harm police officers. Do to her obvious state of intoxication and belligerent behaviour, she quickly found herself under arrest for causing a disturbance in public and uttering threats.

The woman was subsequently transported to police cells where she was provided accommodation for the remainder of the night and was released from custody in the morning, once sober.

— Sidney North Saanich RCMP

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