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Impaired DriverWarning - this news article expired on 2015-10-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

On the 27th day of September 2015 Cst Rae observed a motor vehicle pull into an address within the Town of Cobourg in attempt to avoid Police interdiction. Subsequently the vehicle was stopped and driver found to have alcohol on his breath. A road side screening device was deployed and the driver registered a “FAIL”. Thus the driver was arrested and taken to the Ontario Provincial Police Station for a breath test. With the assistance of a qualified OPP breath technician the driver was found to have almost twice the legal amount of alcohol in his blood. Subsequently the driver was charged with exceed 80mgs of alcohol per 100 ml of blood.

Bradley GREER, of the Town of Port Hope ON, has been charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80mg of alcohol contrary to the Criminal Code with a court date of the 14th day of October 2015. GREER has been suspended from driving for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for 7 days under the Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) legislation.

Under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, anyone charged with a drinking and driving criminal offence will have his or her driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and their vehicle impounded for seven days, even if they are not the registered owner of the motor vehicle.