Friday April 19, 2010
3:25am . Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a vehicle parked on Fitzroy Street with a man sitting in the drivers seat with his foot on the gas revving the vehicles engine loudly.
Upon arrival, Police found the driver sleeping with the vehicle in park and his foot on the gas. The driver was woken up and at that point it was determined that he was impaired by alcohol.
A 48 year old Charlottetown man was arrested and subsequently charged with care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol.
The accused spent the remaining of the night in jail, was later released and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
3:48am. While on routine patrol, Police observed a vehicle driving erratically on Queen Street. The vehicle was pulled over and the Officer determined that the driver displayed signs of impairment by alcohol. The driver was arrested and provided breath sample in excess of the legal limit.
The 21 year old Charlottetown man was charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving…Call 911.