Drug-impaired driver found asleep in his vehicle
Officers with Charlottetown Police Services were conducting routine patrols early Saturday morning at 2:44 a.m. on Grafton Street when they saw a vehicle failing to stop for a red light.
The vehicle was stopped, and the driver seemed to be drunk.
The accused, a 22-year-old female resident of Charlottetown, was arrested for impaired driving. Police allege that she later blew tests showing in excess of twice the legal amount of alcohol in her blood.
The young woman will be appearing in provincial court at a later date.
Charlottetown Police Services received a complaint Monday at 12:46 a.m. about a possible impaired driver asleep in his vehicle on Alley Street.
Police patrolled the area, located the suspect vehicle and determined that drugs were affecting the person behind the wheel.
The Drug Recognition Expert for the department was called, which resulted in the operator of the vehicle being charged with impaired driving.
The accused man, a 52-yearold resident of Charlottetown, will be appearing in provincial court at a later date.