The most travelled weekend of the year is Thanksgiving. RNC Patrol Services have conducted multiple traffic stops and so far a number of people have been charged.
A 45-year-old man was pulled over in Conception Bay South around noon yesterday. He was charged with Impaired Driving, Operating a Motor Vehicle with Over 80 mgs alcohol/100 ml of blood, and driving while under Canada Wide Prohibition. The accused was held in custody to appear in court.
In St. John’s, at approximately 10 p.m. last night, RNC made a stop on Gorman Avenue. A second DUI was issued to a 28 year old male. After failing the Breathalyzer it was recorded the man was more than three times the legal limit. Charges are pending and the individual was released to appear in court at a later date.
A resident of Mount Pearl was also arrested this weekend. At 2:30 a.m., RNC Patrol Services conducted a traffic stop where a 34 year old male blew more than twice the legal limit. Charges of Impaired Driving are pending and the accused is set to appear in Provincial Court following the holiday weekend.