Driver Refuses Breath Test, Charged With Impaired

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On Wednesday evening, police conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Princess Avenue after being observed going through a red light. The driver, a 33-year-old from Brandon showed signs of impairment and failed the roadside screening device test. He was returned to BPS where he refused to provide a sample of his breath. The driver was charged with impaired driving and refusing to provide a sample. The driver was also found to have an endorsed warrant for his arrest for careless use of a firearm from Portage la Prairie. He was released for court in January.