Cupids man suspected of impaired driving is arrested at local drive-thru in Bay Roberts

April 1, 2021
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A Cupids man was arrested at a local drive-thru in Bay Roberts on March 31, 2021, after he failed to comply with a demand in relation to an impaired driving investigation.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., Bay Roberts RCMP received a report of a suspected impaired driver. Police made a patrol and located the described vehicle in the lineup of a local drive-thru. Officers spoke to the driver and suspected he was impaired by a drug. The man refused to comply with a demand to complete roadside sobriety testing and was arrested.

He was transported to the detachment and was later released from custody. He now faces a charge for refusing to comply with a demand and his driver's licence is suspended. He is scheduled to attend court at a later date.

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.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer – RCMP NL

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