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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tara Man Charged With Impaired After Ending Up In Snowbank

Owen Sound | by Claire McCormack  

Police say they arrived to find an impaired man trying to free his vehicle from the snow.

Owen Sound police have charged a Tara man with impaired driving.

Police say at about 6:30 last night they were called by a driver reporting they saw a vehicle go off the road at 6th Ave East and 15th Street.

Police say the caller had conversation with that driver and believed him to be drunk.

When police got there they say they found the suspect trying to free his vehicle from a snow bank.

The driver was arrested and police say breath tests showed the driver was double the legal limit.

The 32 year old Tara man's vehicle was impounded for seven days and his licence was suspended for 90 days.

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