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Sarnia Police Kept Busy With Impaired Drivers


Broadcast time: 1918 hours

Date: November 30, 2019


Unfortunately, it appears the season of impaired driving is upon us.

Between Friday evening, and into the early hours of Saturday morning, in just over a six hour span, Sarnia Police arrested four drivers for impaired driving related offences.

On Friday evening, at 8:22pm, police responded to a motor vehicle collision, in which a truck, operated by a 42 year old male, had left the roadway and travelled on to the front yard of a home, taking out a fence in the process. The driver was arrested and charged with Impaired Driving related offences.

Also, On Friday evening, at 10:22pm, Sarnia Police responded to citizen’s complaints of a female driving erratically in Canatara Park. A 33 year old female was stopped on Christina Street and was arrested and charged with impaired driving relating offences.

Again, on Saturday morning, at 1:21am, Sarnia Police responded to a male passed out in his vehicle, on the roadway, on Michigan Avenue. A 32 year old male was arrested and charged with Impaired Driving related offences.

And finally, on Saturday morning, at 3:34am, police responded to a disturbance in the 200 block of Capel Street. A 27 year old male was located and refused to submit to breath demands and was arrested accordingly for impaired driving related offences.

Sarnia Police advise residents that there is no excuse for driving after consuming alcohol and/or drugs and getting behind the wheel of their vehicle. Make alternate arrangements for rides home. The penalties for impaired driving are severe and include driver’s license suspensions, vehicle impoundments and fines.

Sergeant Ivan Skinn #166

Community Response Division

Tel: 519-344-8861 Email: iskinn@police.sarnia.on.ca