Public tip leads to impaired driving charge in Corner Brook

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CORNER BROOK  The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in Corner arrested and charged a 47-year-old man from Gillams with driving related offences on Tuesday following a tip from a concerned citizen.

Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Herald Avenue at about 5 p.m. after receiving information about a possible impaired driver.

The man was charged with impaired driving and operation of a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood. He was held in custody at the Corner Brook Detention Center overnight and will be released later today. The man is scheduled to appear in provincial court on Jan. 28.

To report possible impaired drivers contact the RNC at 637-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or  online at www.nlcrimestoppers.

Organizations: Corner Brook Detention Center, RNC, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Corner Brook, Herald Avenue

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