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Bay Roberts RCMP nab four impaired drivers in one day

An RCMP cruiser.
An RCMP cruiser.

Four individuals — three men and one woman — were all aged 59 years or older


Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers from the Bay Roberts detachment took four suspected impaired drivers off the road between Friday afternoon and Saturday evening.

The first driver, a 71-year-old woman, was arrested in Bay Roberts are driving over the curb and onto a sidewalk. The RCMP says it took a blood sample and expect to lay charges against the woman for impaired driving. 

Later that evening in the nearby community of Tilton, police arrested a 59-year-old man who provided breath samples three times the legal limit. 

On Saturday afternoon, another 59-year-old man was stopped in Bay Roberts and he too provided breath samples three times over the legal limit.

Finally, in Spaniard's Bay on Saturday evening, a 63-year-old man blew breath samples that registered twice the legal limit. 

All three of the men were charged with impaired driving and for being over the legal limit and all three will appear before a provincial court judge on Aug. 21

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