Early morning police chase leads to arrest

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Brandon Police Service Media Release

Just before 3:00 AM Friday morning, a member on patrol observed a vehicle blow through the stop sign at 15th Street & Pacific Avenue, nearly losing control while sliding sideways, and almost colliding with the police vehicle. An attempt was made to stop the suspected impaired driver, who refused to stop, and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit left the city, and continued in a generally eastward direction until the driver finally stopped near PR #464 and the TransCanada Highway. The driver showed signs of impairment and was returned to the Police Service where he provided breath samples. The results showed that the driver was in fact, under the legal limit. The 42 year old male, was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre for Court this morning and is facing criminal charges of flight from police and dangerous driving.