Summerside police arrest New Brunswick man for impaired driving

Published on March 20, 2017

Summerside Police Services

Summerside police arrested a New Brunswick man, Friday for impaired driving.

Police received a report of an erratic driver just before 4:30 p.m. The vehicle as located a short while later unoccupied at a local residence.

Just before 10:30 p.m., police noticed the same vehicle being driven in an erratic manor.

An officer stopped the vehicle and saw signs of impairment from the driver.

The 43-year-old was arrested and taken to the police station where he provided samples of his breath that were over double the legal limit.

It was learned the man was on an Undertaking out of New Brunswick with the condition to refrain from the consumption of alcohol.

He was charged with impaired driving and failing to comply with an Undertaking and remanded into custody until Monday.

He is set to appear in court Monday.