Files: 20191822653 & 20191825127
Charlottetown Police Services responded to several complaints of possible impaired drivers over the weekend, of those, two separate charges were laid.
Saturday 9:45 pm – A complaint of a female driving on Pownal Street yelling out of the drivers side window resulted with Police locating the vehicle and pulling it over. Police determined that the female was impaired by alcohol and arrested her. A 19 year old Head of Hillsborough female has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
Sunday 2:00 pm – Police responded to a complaint of male driving a vehicle on Riverside Drive that may be impaired by drugs. Police located the vehicle and conducted a vehicle stop. The driver displayed signs of impairment by drugs. An Officer trained as a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) confirmed that the driver was under the influence of drugs and made the demand that a blood sample be provided. A 29 year old Charlottetown man may face impaired driving charges pending the toxicology results of the blood.
Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving…Call 911.