On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in the middle of the day Chestermere police were able to stop an impaired driver.
A Chestermere Peace Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 200 block of West Chestermere Drive after he observed the vehicle being operated driving erratically and improperly driven through the intersection of Chestermere Boulevard, from a designated turning lane.
While speaking to the driver, it was eventually determined that his driver’s license was suspended due to a previous impaired driving charge. During this interaction, the Peace Officer also noticed that the driver was exhibiting several indicators of possible impairment.
The Chestermere RCMP subsequently attended and conducted an alcohol screening test, which the driver failed. A male from Chestermere is now facing several charges, including Driving While Suspended and Impaired Driving.
According to Chestermere Municipal Enforcement, it is important to note that this incident occurred at 1:30 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon. Impaired driving is not limited to evenings and weekends but can occur anytime on our roads and highways.
If you suspect a driver may be impaired, please call 911 immediately to report the incident.
Chestermere’s Peace Officers are committed to traffic safety and reducing traffic-related injuries and deaths in Chestermere.
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