Charlottetown Police Services have charged two individuals with impaired driving early Saturday morning in separate incidents.
File: 20221704695 – At approximately 1:00 am Saturday morning (Nov 26), while on routine patrol, Officers noticed a vehicle driving erratically and pulled it over on MacKinnon Road. Once the vehicle stopped, a passenger got out and ran from the scene, meanwhile, the driver placed the car back in drive and for unknown reasons, drove the vehicle into the ditch where it got stuck. The driver displayed signs of impairment by alcohol and was arrested.
A 23 year old Charlottetown male provided breath sample over twice the legal limit and was subsequently charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
File: 20221705079 – At 3:00 am Saturday morning (Nov 26), Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver on Queen Street. Officers located the vehicle on Riverside Drive and pulled it over. Officers determined that the driver was impaired by alcohol and was arrested.
A 47 year old Donaldston male was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
All charged 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.