Fine, pro­ba­tion for drunk driver

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

A 27-year-old woman who was found with al­co­hol in her ve­hi­cle was re­cently fined $1,000 for fail­ing the breath­a­lyzer. Amanda Bettyanne Dea­gle ap­peared be­fore Judge John Dou­glas in pro­vin­cial court in Charlottetown where she en­tered a guilty plea.

The court heard that on June 30 the po­lice re­sponded to sev­eral com­plaints of a pos­si­ble im­paired driver in­volv­ing the same ve­hi­cle. Dea­gle later pro­vided breath­a­lyzer sam­ples that were above the le­gal limit. De­fence lawyer Thane MacEach­ern said Dea­gle ac­cepted re­spon­si­bil­ity and was work­ing on ad­dic­tions-re­lated is­sues.

Along with the fine, Dea­gle will be on pro­ba­tion for nine months, which in­cluded a con­di­tion she fol­low any coun­selling or treat­ment as di­rected.

Dea­gle must also pay a $300 vic­tim sur­charge and is banned from driv­ing for one year.

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