A 59-year-old man was arrested and charged with impaired driving following a traffic stop on West Street in Stephenville about 10:20 p.m. on Saturday.
A prepared released from Bay St. George RCMP said members conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was speeding.
Police obtained breath samples from the driver, who was allegedly impaired by alcohol.
In addition to the impaired charge the man’s driver’s licence was suspended and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
He has been released from custody and will appear in court later.