Suspect charged with impaired driving after vehicle reportedly strikes convenience store

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

Shortly after 1:00 am on Friday morning, staff at a convenience store in the 1600 block of Princess Ave reported a vehicle struck the store and drove away. Officers responded and found the vehicle had lost control on Rosser Ave, struck a building and then spun around into the convenience store. The front license plate of the truck was left at the scene and officer located the vehicle at a residence on Brandon’s north hill. A man admitted to being the driver and was arrested for impaired driving. He provide breath samples over twice the legal limit. The accused, a 38 year old Brandon resident, will appear in court in January on charges of Impaired Driving, Drive over 80 mg% and Fail to Remain at the scene of an Accident.