April 07, 2015 - 9:59 AM
VERNON - A drunk teenager was slapped with an Immediate Roadside Prohibition over the long weekend, and he doesn’t even have his driver’s license yet.
The 17-year-old was caught driving erratically in the Kalamalka Road area of Coldstream on Friday, April 3, around 10:30 p.m., RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk says.
An officer patrolling in the area pulled him over and determined he, and his two teenage passengers, were drunk. Police issued the unlicensed driver a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition.
“Maybe he’s going to be applying in the next while for a license, now he can’t at least for 90 days, plus it will be on his record should he go for a license,” Molendyk says.
The Toyota Tercel he was driving (his mother’s work vehicle) will also be impounded for a month. Molendyk says the three teens were picked up by their parents.
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