Tyne Valley man jailed for impaired driving

Published on June 19, 2014
Prince County Courthouse.

SUMMERSIDE – A 31-year-old Tyne Valley man was sentenced to 45 days in jail after pleading guilty in Summerside provincial Court, Thursday to charges of impaired driving and breach of probation.


Brandon Brian Boylan was stopped and arrested on May 19  after police observed the car he was driving drift across the centre line of the roadway.

A breathalyzer demand was made and Boylan recorded readings of 320 and 310.

In handing down the sentence, Judge Jeff Lantz noted that one of Boylan’s readings was four times the legal limit.

Lantz sentenced Boylan to 30 days in jail and imposed a 15-month driving prohibition.

Boylan also received an additional 15-day jail term after pleading guilty to not making restitution froma theft charges in November, 2012. Boylan had pleaded guilty to stealing liquor from Island liquor stores and as part of his sentence was to make restitution.

He was also placed on 18 months probation. In addition, Boylan was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service work.