Impaired Driving Charge

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On the 12th of January 2020 at approximately 10:23 pm. officer on patrol in the area of Talbot Line east of Hacienda Road conducted a traffic stop after observing a 2015 GMC Sierra swerving over the yellow fog line and onto the soft shoulder of the road. Officer spoke to the 24year old male driver from Strafordville. Officer immediately detected the strong odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. As a result, officer administered a roadside screening test resulting in a “FAIL” reading. Further tests at the station resulted in readings above 80 mgs. Of alcohol in 100 ml. of blood. As a result, male was charged with operation while impaired blood concentration above 80 mgs.