Charlottetown Police Services have laid 2 separate, unrelated impaired driving charges in the last 24 hours.
At 1:15 pm yesterday afternoon, Police responded to a complaint of an impaired driver travelling on St Peters Road. The suspect vehicle was located and pulled over by responding Officers. The driver of the vehicle displayed signs of impairment by alcohol and was arrested. A 52 year old Charlottetown man was subsequently charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle. He will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
At 10:00 pm last night, while on patrol near Riverside Drive, Police noticed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and proceeded to go through a red traffic signal light. A traffic stop ensued and Police determined that the driver was impaired by alcohol. A 23 year old Clyde River man was subsequently charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle. He will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving…Call 911.