Charlottetown Police Services responded to two separate impaired driving complaints within a half hour of each other this morning.
File: 20211257074 – At 00:10 am this morning (Aug 24), Police responded to a complaint of a single vehicle collision on North River Road. The complainant told Police that the vehicle had struck a median and continued driving away with flat tires. Police located and pulled the vehicle over at the intersection of Young and Upper Prince Streets. The female driver displayed signs of being impaired by alcohol and was brought back to the Police Station to provide breath samples.
A 29 year old Ontario woman has been charged with refusing to provide a breath sample upon demand.
File: 20211257182 – At 00:40 am this morning, Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver on Kent Street. Police located the vehicle on the Prince Street. The driver displayed signs of being impaired by alcohol and was arrested.
A 35 year old Stratford male was subsequently charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle after providing breath samples that were two and a half (2.5) times the legal limit.
Both individuals will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving…Call 911.