Two impaired drivers arrested as result of routine traffic stops in Kings District

Kings County, Prince Edward Island – Kings District RCMP were kept busy over the weekend with two impaired drivers charged with driving over the legal limit. Both charges were initiated through routine traffic stops and follow up investigations by the patrolling officer.

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At approximately 4:30 p.m., on Saturday, October 22nd, Kings District RCMP arrested a 46 year-old male from Howe Bay, as the result of an impaired driving investigation that was initiated from a routine traffic stop in Glenfanning. The driver was transported to the Montague Detachment where he provided two breath samples indicating he was driving over the legal limit of alcohol in his body while driving. The driver faces impaired driving related charges and he was released on a promise to appear in Georgetown court at a later date.

At approximately 1:00 a.m., on Sunday, October 23rd, Kings District RCMP arrested a 36 year-old male from Fortune Bridge, as the result of an impaired driving investigation that was initiated again from a routine traffic stop in Fortune Bridge. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and brought back to the Souris Detachment where he provided two breath samples over the legal limit. The accused was released on a promise to appear is to attend in Georgetown court in November.

Islanders are asked to drink responsibly, not drink and drive, and are encouraged to help police keep our roadways safe by reporting any vehicle they suspect may be driven by an impaired driver.

Kings District RCMP


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