A 38-year-old man was arrested for impaired driving in Stephenville, during the early morning hours of February 20, 2021.
At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, a Bay St. George RCMP officer was on patrol in the area of St. Stephen's Street and conducted a traffic stop. The driver showed signs of alcohol impairment and failed a roadside breath test. He was arrested for impaired driving and was transported back to the detachment where he provided breath samples that were one-and-a-half times the legal limit.
The man was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to face charges of impaired driving. His driver's license was suspended and the car was seized and impounded.
RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.