Impaired Driver Stopped with Four Times the Legal Limit

Posted 29 December 2017 by in CrimeBeat

Impaired driving in 2014? One might wonder what part of "Don't Drink and Drive" is so hard to understand.

Impaired driving in 2017? One might wonder what part of “Don’t Drink and Drive” is so hard to understand.

THUNDER BAY – On December 28th at 6:22 pm a pickup truck was stopped after an officer on regular patrol observed it commit numerous traffic violations.

When the officer stopped the vehicle and spoke to the 62-year-old male driver, the officer could smell alcohol on the breath of the driver.

The male was brought back to the Thunder Bay Police station to provide a breath sample. The sample provided was found to be over 4 times the legal limit.

The male has been charged with impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of his blood.

The males vehicle has been impounded for 7 days and his license suspended for 90 days.

The male is to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.