Charlottetown Police Services have laid 2 separate, unrelated impaired driving charges over the weekend.
At 8:00 pm Friday evening, Police responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver travelling on Kensington Road. The suspect vehicle was located at the registered owners residence with the male driver still behind the wheel and the engine running. The driver of the vehicle displayed signs of impairment by alcohol and was arrested. A 63 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 5:40 pm Sunday evening, Police responded to a 911 call with a complaint that an intoxicated male was about to get into a vehicle and drive away. Police located the suspect vehicle on Kent Street and the vehicle was pulled over. Police determined that the driver was indeed impaired by alcohol. A 71 year old Ontario 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.