Burin Peninsula RCMP arrests impaired driver thanks to tip from concerned citizen

November 28, 2019
Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Today, just after midnight, Burin Peninsula RCMP received information from a concerned citizen who suspected an impaired driver.

Officers were on patrol and quickly located the described vehicle on Ville Marie Drive in Marystown and conducted a traffic stop.

The driver, a 35-year-old man from Marystown, was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested and brought back to the detachment where he provided breath samples that were one and a half times the legal limit.

Police suspended the man's driver's licence and seized and impounded his vehicle. He was released from custody with a scheduled court appearance of January 29, 2020, where he will answer to charges of impaired driving.

RCMP NL thanks the public for continuing to report suspected impaired drivers.


Contact information

Burin Peninsula RCMP

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