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BPS charge 71-year-old man with Impaired Driving

Brantford Police ServiceBPS charge 71-year-old man with Impaired Driving

On Wednesday, April 27, 2023, at approximately 11:15 p.m., while conducting general uniform patrol, officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle travelling northbound on Brantwood Park Road, towards Banbury Road, with it’s high-beam lights on, interfering with oncoming traffic.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and, when speaking with the accused, observed signs of impairment. 

It was determined that the driver was a G2 class licence holder and was unable to produce proof of valid insurance.

The accused was subjected to, and failed roadside breath testing. 

The accused was subsequently arrested for impaired operation and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

As a result, a 71-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following: 

  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Class G2 Licence Holder – B.A.C. Above Zero, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Fail To Use Lower Beam – Oncoming, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act 
  • Fail To Have Insurance Card, contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act 

Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the vehicle impounded.

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