Impaired by Drug
Brockville Police while on patrol late last night stopped a black Chevrolet Cobalt near the intersection of Kent Boulevard and Jefferson Drive being operated erratically which resulted in a 34 year old Brockville woman being arrested for impaired driving.
At 11:30 pm, officers observed the Cobalt going southbound on Kent Boulevard and then make a quick U-turn at Jefferson Drive and return northbound on Kent. Officers stopped the vehicle a short distance later and approached the driver whom they recognized. The driver was asked for her driver’s license and admitted to being a suspended driver. She showed physical signs of being under the influence of drugs and as a result was placed under arrest for impaired driving. While being searched she turned over a syringe which was in her pocket in a sweater she was wearing.
Her vehicle was searched at the scene which and numerous syringes and other drug paraphernalia located. In her purse remnants of crystal meth were found on spoons inside.
As a result she was conveyed to Brockville Police headquarters and searched. On her possession was a quantity of crystal meth. The woman was charged with impaired driving by drug, possession of a controlled substance and driving while under suspension. She was later released with a future court date.
APLR finds suspended driver
Patrol officers in the department’s traffic vehicle containing the new Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) unit alerted police to a suspended driver who had been under suspension since 2004.
Constable Dan Hall was operating the traffic vehicle with the ALPR system in it near the intersection of King Street West and Cedar Streets when an ALPR hit alerted him to the vehicle. Constable Hall then stopped the vehicle a short distance later and learned the driver of the motor vehicle had been under suspension since July 2004. Further investigation revealed the driver had been convicted over 27 times since 2000 for various Highway Traffic Act offences including 9 previous charges for driving while under suspension and 7 previous charges of driving without a license.
He will now have another court date for driving under suspension.