Bay Roberts RCMP conducts traffic stop and arrests impaired driver in Spaniard’s Bay

September 9, 2021
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A 29-year-old man was arrested by Bay Roberts RCMP on September 5, 2021, for impaired driving following a traffic stop in Spaniard's Bay.

At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, police stopped a pickup truck on Route 70 and suspected that the driver was impaired by alcohol. The man failed a roadside breath test, was arrested for impaired driving and was transported to the detachment where he provided breath samples that were nearly twice the legal limit. He was released from custody and is scheduled to attend court at a later date to answer to charges of impaired driving. His licence was suspended and the truck 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.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer

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