One arrested during police impaired driving checks in St. Catharines and Thorold

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Published September 4, 2021 at 9:10 am

One person has been arrested during R.I.D.E. spot checks in St. Catharines and Thorold on Friday, September 3.

Niagara police say approximately 500 vehicles were stopped on Friday to check for impaired drivers, with 20 drivers  required to provide a sample of their breath for analysis.

“One driver provided a sample which resulted in a ‘Fail’ and was subsequently arrested.  Their vehicle was towed for seven days and their licence was suspended for 90 days,” said police.

Additionally, two other drivers had provided a sample resulting in an “alert” and subsequently had their licence suspended for a period of three days.

Several tickets were also issued to drivers for various traffic related offences.

 

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