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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Police Say Impaired Man Found Sleeping Behind The Wheel

Owen Sound | by Claire McCormack  

Owen Sound police have charged a 24 year old local man with impaired driving.

Owen Sound police have charged a man they say was impaired and sleeping in a running vehicle.

Police say at about 11:30 on Monday night (July 8) they found a running car in a parking lot in the 1100 block of 3rd Avenue East.

They say in that car, they found a man sleeping behind the wheel.

According to police the 24 year old Owen Sound man was discovered to be very drunk.

He was arrested for impaired driving and was transported to the police station where he provided breath samples that were over twice the legal limit.

The man has a court date this month. His vehicle was impounded for a week and his licence suspended for 90 days.

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