SUMMERSIDE – Three Island men were sent to jail after pleading guilty in Summerside provincial court to impaired driving charges.
Robert Blair McKenna, 52, from Middleton was sentenced to 21-days in jail after being stopped by police on May 19.
A breathalyzer demand was made and McKenna recorded readings of 120 and 120.
Although the readings were in the lower level of impairment, McKenna had a dated but extensive recorded of impaired driving convictions between 1991 and 1999.
In handing down the sentence, Judge Jeff Lantz noted that McKenna had seemed to have a rough going during the 1990s adding “hopefully, this is not a sign of things to come.”
In addition to the sentence, McKenna was fined $1,000, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of $150, and was prohibited from operating a motor vehicle for 18 months.
Quan Tran, 32, of Summerside, was sentenced to five days in jail after being stopped by police on July 14 in Kensington.
A breathalyzer demand was made and Tran recorded readings of 220 and 220.
Lantz noted that Tran was nearly three times over the legal limit but had no previous record.
Tran was also fined $1,500, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of $275 and lost his driving privileges for 12 months.
Sterling Clair Wilkie, 27, of Anglo Tignish was sentenced to four days in jail after being stopped by West Prince RCMP on July 13.
A breathalyzer demand was made and Wilkie recorded readings of 190 and 170.
In addition to the jail time, Wilkie was fined $1,300 and was prohibited from driving for 12 months.