A Northern Peninsula man has been charged with impaired driving after he was reported travelling in the wrong direction on the Trans-Canada Highway in Deer Lake this past Saturday.
After receiving the report, the Deer Lake Royal Canadian Mounted Police located the suspect vehicle in a ditch on Route 430 just north of the town.
Breath samples provided by the man were nearly three times the legal limit at the time he was arrested.
The 49-year-old man was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court in March.
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