Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of an erratic driver on St Peters Road shortly after noon on Saturday (Mar 7). The suspect vehicle was located on Gower Street a short time later. The driver displayed signs of being impaired by drugs and was arrested. An officer trained as a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) confirmed the driver was under the influence of drugs and made the demand that a blood sample be provided. Impaired driving charges are pending the blood sample toxicology results. A 31 year old Charlottetown man was released from custody with a 90 day driving prohibition order and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving…Call 911.