On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at approximately 4:00 a.m., officers were on patrol in the area of Queen Street and Dalhousie Street when they were alerted to a suspicious vehicle by a citizen.
Officers attended to the vehicle and observed a male asleep in the driver’s seat. The motor vehicle was running. While speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment. Drug paraphernalia was observed in clear view.
Police formed reasonable grounds to lay a charge of Impaired Operation and the accused was placed under arrest.
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 70-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following offence:
•Impaired Operation contrary to the Criminal Code
Additionally, a licence suspension was issued and the vehicle impounded as per law.