Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a report of a possible impaired driver at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, January 29.
The accused was located at King Street and Dalhousie Street. Officers observed the driver fail to signal a turn and a traffic stop was conducted.
In speaking with officers, signs of impairment were observed. A roadside screening demand was issued, which resulted in a “Fail”.
The driver was placed under arrest and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were over the legal limit.
As a result, the accused, a 72-year-old man from Brantford, stands charged with:
• Operation while Impaired – blood alcohol concentration, contrary to the Criminal Code
• Fail to signal for turn, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
Additionally, a license suspension was issued, and the vehicle impounded as per law.