Port Saunders RCMP Arrest Man for Impaired Driving #nltraffic



A 31-year-old Eddies Cove West man was arrested by Port Saunders RCMP on July 3, following a traffic stop in Hawkes Bay.


Shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening, RCMP stopped a vehicle on Route 430 in the community.


Police suspected the driver was impaired by a drug.


The man failed roadside sobriety testing and was arrested for drug-impaired driving. He was transported to the detachment and completed a Drug Influence Evaluation.


Officers obtained a blood sample from the driver at the local hospital, which will be sent for analysis to determine if charges of drug-impaired driving are appropriate.


The investigation is continuing.