Brandon Police nab two suspected impaired drivers

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

Impaired Driving / Drive while Prohibited

At approx. 5:00 on Friday evening officers conducted a vehicle stop in the area of 18th St near the Corral Centre.  The driver, a 44-year-old male from Sioux Valley, displayed obvious signs of impairment and was arrested for Impaired driving.  The driver who is already prohibited from driving Canada wide, provided two samples of his breath with readings in excess of 3 times the legal limit.  He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre until sober and will be released on a Promise to Appear in Court on June 6th.

Impaired Driving

At approx. 5:20 Friday evening Police received a call of an impaired driver leaving the Liquor Mart at 10th and Victoria.  The vehicle had left at the time of the call and prior to Police arrival on scene.  Shortly after a second call was received of what sounded like the same suspect leaving the Liquor Mart in the Corral Centre.  The vehicle was located by officers in the Corral Centre parking lot and the driver was arrested for impaired driving.  The 44-year-old Brandon male, provided two samples of his breath resulting in readings just slightly less than 3 times the legal limit.  He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre and will be released to appear in Court on June 6th.