RCMP NL arrests four drivers for impaired driving over past four days

December 16, 2019
Stephenville, Grand Falls-Windsor, Clarenville and Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

RCMP NL removed four more drivers from the roads for impaired driving in the past four days.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., on Friday December 13, 2019, Bay St. George RCMP conducted a traffic stop while on patrol between Fox Island River and Point au Mal. A 72-year-old man of Fox Island River was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for impaired driving, transported to Bay St. George Detachment and provided breath samples that were above the legal limit.

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP received a report of a suspected impaired driver in Grand Falls-Windsor. Officers responded and arrested a 46-year-old man of Fort McMurray for impaired driving by alcohol.

On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Clarenville RCMP received a report of a suspected impaired driver. Officers patrolled and located a 26-year-old man of Clarenville and arrested him for impaired driving. He provided breath samples that were more than twice the legal limit.

This morning, at approximately 8:40 a.m., Ferryland RCMP conducted a traffic stop in Bay Bulls and found the driver, a 42-year-old man of Bay Bulls, was impaired by alcohol and was driving while prohibited. He was arrested and provided breath samples that were nearly twice the legal limit and faces additional charges of driving while prohibited.

All four drivers were released and are scheduled to attend court in 2020 to face charges of impaired driving. RCMP NL remains committed to road safety and thanks the public for continuing to report suspected impaired drivers.


Contact information

Bay St. George RCMP

Grand Falls- Windsor RCMP

Clarenville RCMP

Ferryland RCMP

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