**** RCMP Media Release
RCMP charge man for driving with blood alcohol three times over the legal limit
Last night at 11:30 p.m. Halifax District RCMP received a report of a vehicle all over the road on Hammonds Plains Rd. from a concerned motorist.Members were able to locate the suspect vehicle in a driveway of a residence in Hammonds Plains.
The witness was able to provide detail about the vehicle and its location. Police responded to the area immediately and located the suspect vehicle.
The driver was arrested without incident and taken to the nearest detachment for a breath test. His blood alcohol was three times over the legal limit. The 39-year-old driver, from Hammonds Plains, is facing charges of Operating a Conveyance While Impaired and Operating a Conveyance With a Blood Alcohol Concentration Equal to or Exceeding 80 mg%. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on September 24, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
Halifax District RCMP would like to thank the driver who reported this incident. Police encourage citizens to report suspected impaired drivers as soon as they can safely do so by calling 1-800-803-RCMP anywhere in Nova Scotia, or 911 for emergencies. Be prepared to provide a description of the vehicle and driver, the license plate number, and the direction of travel.