Three drivers facing impaired driving charges following Brockville Police RIDE program

Brockville Police cruiser. – Photo via Brockville Police

Three drivers are facing impaired driving-related charges during a Brockville Police R.I.D.E. Program this weekend.

 

Brockville Police conducted multiple R.I.D.E. programs on Saturday, Jun. 29, 2024, in conjunction with MADD (Mother Against Drunk Driving).

“During the event, police were successful in educating the public, along with removing three drivers from our roads, making our community a little safer,” Brockville Police said in a release.

During the program, a 55-year-old female was stopped and roadside screening breath sample was taken in the area of King St. E. “The test resulted in a fail, which led to her being arrested,” Brockville Police said.

“Further testing confirmed impairment and that she was operating over the legal limit. She was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg,” police continued. Her vehicle was impounded, her driver’s licence suspended and she was subsequently released with a future court date.  

In addition, a 43-year-old male was also stopped for a roadside screening breath sample in the area of Stewart Boulevard, Brockville Police said.

“The test resulted in a fail and he was arrested. Further testing confirmed impairment and that he was driving while over the legal limit. He was also charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg,” police confirmed.

The driver’s vehicle was impounded, his licence suspended and he was also released with a future court date.   

Finally, a 67-year-old male was stopped by police in the area of King Street East for a roadside breath sample.

“This test resulted in warn, which is when the sample taken is found to be in the range of 50mg to under 80mg of alcohol in one’s blood,” police explained. “This results in a three-day driver’s licence suspension along with reinstatement fees. The driver’s licence was suspended.”

 


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