Impaired by Drug

On February 24th, 2017 in the early afternoon, the St. Thomas Police responded the report of a possible impaired driver in the East end of the City.  The vehicle was followed by a citizen, which was eventually involved in a minor collision.

Officers arrived on scene shortly after and spoke with the driver.  Immediately the officer noted that the driver was having difficulty speaking and standing, however alcohol was not a factor.  The driver was suspected of being under the influence of a narcotic and was arrested.  A Drug Recognition Officer from another local police service attended and confirmed the original suspicion and the driver was charged with Drive while ability impaired by Drug under the Criminal Code.

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