Police on P.E.I. have been busy over the weekend coping with impaired drivers.
Charlottetown police charged 5 folks suspected of driving inebriated, and RCMP charged 5 others suspected of driving beneath the affect of hashish.
One of many folks charged by Charlottetown police was concerned in a minor two-vehicle collision on Belvedere Avenue Saturday at about 7:40 p.m.
Whereas interacting with one of many drivers, a 36-year-old Charlottetown man, police seen he displayed indicators of impairment. Breath samples confirmed ranges over twice the authorized restrict.
Additionally charged in separate incidents have been:
- A 29-year-old Cornwall male, who was pulled over on the arterial freeway Friday at 11:30 p.m. and offered breath samples that have been over twice the authorized restrict.
- A 54-year-old Charlottetown man, who was pulled over Saturday at 2 p.m. on Atlantic Highway after police acquired a criticism a few doable impaired driver.
- A 28-year-old Stratford man, who was discovered sleeping within the driver’s seat of a parked automobile in Weymouth Avenue, with the engine operating on Sunday at 3:44 a.m. He offered breath samples that have been nearly twice the authorized restrict.
- A 24-year-old Charlottetown man, who was pulled over at 2:18 a.m. Monday morning after police seen an erratic driver on St. Peters Highway. He offered breath samples that have been over twice the authorized restrict.
They’ll all seem in provincial courtroom at a later date.
In the meantime, the RCMP Provincial Precedence Unit arrested 5 drivers between Thursday and Saturday for driving whereas impaired by hashish.
“As we transfer into the vacation season, motorists can anticipate to see a rise in sobriety checkpoints throughout P.E.I.” RCMP stated in a tweet on Monday.