Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the intersection of Dalhousie Street and Murray Street after receiving a report of a possible impaired driver at approximately 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2023,
Witness reports advised the subject vehicle was travelling in the wrong direction on a one-way street. Officers attended, located the vehicle, and conducted a traffic stop.
Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment.
The accused was arrested and transported for evaluation by a Drug Recognition Expert as required by law. The accused refused the demand.
As a result, a 30-year-old male resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
- Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the vehicle impounded.