Guelph police report that tips from citizens led to two arrests for impaired driving over the weekend.
Saturday at 2:19 a.m., a concerned member of the public notified police about a possibly-impaired adult male driving a motor vehicle near the intersection of Gordon Street and Oak Street. The male was reportedly observed driving the vehicle erratically without its headlights on, swerving from lane to lane.
At 2:23 a.m., police found the vehicle parked in a commercial parking lot located near the intersection of Kortright Road West and Edinburgh Road South. Police spoke with the male and he was subsequently arrested.
A 24 year old Brampton male was charged with impaired.
His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.
He will appear in court on Oct. 8.
On Sunday at 6:48 p.m., a concerned member of the public notified the Guelph Police Service regarding a possibly-impaired adult male who had just parked a motor vehicle in a parking lot located near the intersection of Woodlawn Road West and Woolwich Street.
Police located the male in the nearby area. Police spoke with the male and he ultimately failed an approved screening device roadside breath test and was arrested.
Further investigation revealed that the male’s driver’s licence was already suspended due to being charged with impaired in June.
A 54-year-old Guelph male was charged with impaired and driving while under suspension.
His driver’s licence was suspended for another 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.
He will appear in court on Dec. 28.