Tips from public lead to arrest of impaired driver by Sheshatshiu RCMP

January 28, 2020
Sheshatshiu, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A 33-year-old Sheshatshiu man was arrested for impaired driving in Sheshatshiu thanks to reports received from concerned citizens.

On January 27, 2020, just before midnight, Sheshashiu RCMP were informed of a suspected impaired driver within the community.

Police patrolled and located the described vehicle and suspected the driver was impaired by alcohol. The driver failed a roadside breath test and was arrested and taken back to Sheshatshiu Detachment where he provided breath samples almost three times the legal limit.

The driver's licence was suspended and the vehicle was seized and impounded. He is scheduled to attend court on February 24, 2020, to answer to charges of impaired driving.


Contact information

Sheshatshiu RCMP

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