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73-year-old P.E.I. drunk driver sentenced to 18 days in jail

['RCMP officers continue their crackdown on impaired drivers']
['RCMP officers continue their crackdown on impaired drivers']

A P.E.I. man who was caught driving drunk with a blood alcohol level about twice the legal limit was sentenced recently to 18 days in jail.

Rudolph Howard Fouchere, 73, appeared before Chief Judge Nancy Orr in provincial court in Charlottetown where he pleaded guilty to failing the breathalyzer.

Fouchere had a previous drunk driving conviction.

Along with the jail time, Fouchere must pay a $1,000 fine and $300 victim surcharge.

He is banned from driving for one year

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