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Bay Roberts RCMP arrest South River man for impaired driving

BAY ROBERTS, N.L. —

A suspected impaired driver was taken off the road in Bay Roberts Wednesday afternoon, March 20, thanks to a tip from the public.

According to a news release issued Thursday, the complaint from the public was about the driver of a pickup truck. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The suspect, a 55-year-old man from South River, was arrested for impaired driving and brought back to the Bay Roberts detachment to provide a breath sample.

The accused’s vehicle was impounded for 30 days and his licence to drive suspended. He’s been released from custody and will appear in court at a later date.

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