On Thursday, October 28, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were on patrol in the area of Colborne Street when they observed two men slumped in their seats inside a parked, running vehicle.
Officers stopped to check their well-being and woke the men. Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. Drug paraphernalia was observed in clear view.
The accused was placed under arrest for Impaired Operation.
Search incident to arrest revealed several bags of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia within the vehicle.
The accused was transported for a Drug Evaluation to be completed by a drug evaluator expert. The accused performed poorly.
As a result of the investigation, a 68-year-old man from Brantford (No Fixed Address) stands charged with Impaired Operation by Drug contrary to the Criminal Code.
Additionally, a licence suspension was issued and the vehicle impounded as per law.