A 61 year old Brockville man is facing charges of impaired driving and driving with over the legal limit of alcohol in his blood following a Sunday morning traffic stop.
Approximately 10:45 am Sunday morning Brockville Police received a call of a grey Ford Ranger pickup driving very slow in the area of Adley Drive and Brock Streets in the City’s west end. The caller reported that just prior the driver was observed to grab a beer from the rear of the truck before driving away.
Officers in the area were able to locate the truck and performed a traffic stop where they concluded the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was placed under arrest for impaired driving and conveyed to the Brockville Police station where breath tests were conducted resulting in a further charge of driving with over the legal limit of alcohol in his blood.
Stolen Motorcycle Recovered
A Brockville area man who reported his 2003 Honda Magna Motorcycle stolen in September has been reunited with his bike.
The man posted pictures of his stolen motorcycle on Kijiji asking people with information to come forward. A Brockville couple walking in the area of Park Street and Front Avenue noticed a motorcycle similar to the picture they had seen in the Kijiji ad and contacted the victim and police.
Officers attended to the motorcycle shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday and confirmed through the vehicle identification number (VIN) it was the stolen bike from September. The motorcycle was seized and returned to its owner.
The investigation is continuing.