Drug-im­paired driver found asleep in his ve­hi­cle

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

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.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.