File: 20231637536 – At approximately 12:25am Saturday morning (Nov 4), Officers responded to a complaint of a male slumped over the steering wheel and suspect the driver may be impaired. The vehicle was located stationary on Pownal Street with the driver in the same position as reported. The responding Officer was able to wake the driver and determined that he was impaired by alcohol and was arrested. The driver was brought to the Police Station and provided breath samples that were over the legal limit.
A 44 year old Ontario male has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
File: 20231637948 – At approximately 2:10 am Saturday morning (Nov 4), while on routine patrol, Police observed a vehicle driving erratically and pulled it over on Queen Street. Police determined that the driver was impaired by alcohol and placed under arrest. The driver provided breath sample that were over the legal limit.
A 46 year old Charlottetown woman was subsequently charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
Charlottetown Police Services is reminding the public to plan ahead and never get behind the wheel when their ability to drive is impaired by drugs or alcohol.
The Police Service wishes to thank concerned citizens for reporting possible impaired drivers. The public is encouraged to report instances of suspected impaired driving by calling 911.