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Kelowna police arrest allegedly impaired driver

June 04, 2021 - 7:54 AM

Kelowna RCMP says a driver hit several other vehicles and a lamp post last night around 7:30 p.m. before being stopped and arrested for impaired driving. 

Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says in a release the black Pontiac was being driven erratically near Poplar Point Drive where it damaged the vehicles and the post. Police caught up to the vehicle on nearby Sunset Drive. 

“While dealing with the driver, the officer noted signs and symptoms of alcohol impairment,” Noseworthy said. “The breath demand was provided to the man, who was taken to the Kelowna RCMP Detachment for breath testing. The driver provided samples of his breath, which were more than the legal limit.”

A 50-year-old man was released while charges are being considered by prosecutors.


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