Three men jailed on impaired charges

Published on July 24, 2014
Summerside Provincial Court House. Journal Pioneer file photo

SUMMERSIDE – Three men were sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty in Summerside provincial court Thursday, to charges of impaired driving.


Daniel Clarence Rogers, 48, of North Tryon was sentenced to six days in jail after failing a breathalyzer demand in Alberton on May 16.

Rogers was stopped by police and given a breathalyzer demand after showing signs of impairment. Rogers recorded two readings of 150.

In addition to the jail sentence, Rogers was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay a victim fine surcharge of $300. He also lost his driving privileges for 18 months.

A Christopher Cross man was sentenced to three days in jail and fined $1,000 after pleading guilty to a charge of impaired.

Police responded to the parking lot outside the Tignish liquor store on May 31and found Dylan Alfred Hackett, 21, asleep behind the wheel of a car. The car’s engine was running at the time. Breathalyzer samples were taken and readings of 110 were registered.

In addition to the fine and jail term, Hackett was ordered to pay a victim fine surcharge of $300 and lost his driving privileges for 12 months.

Michael Lidstone, 18, was stopped by police in Wellington after showing signs of impairment and given a breathalyzer demand.

Lidstone recorded readings of 110.

Judge Lantz sentenced Lidstone to three days in jail along with a $1,000 fine. He was also ordered to pay a $300 victim fine surcharge and was prohibited from driving for 12 months.