South Simcoe Police extending a hearty thanks to those who helped take some suspected drunk drivers off the streets.
The first all came in around 7:30 Saturday morning, on Jans Blvd in Alcona; police say reports came in of an erratic driver, which lead to a traffic stop. Speaking to the driver, officers claim they could smell alcohol on his breath and add he was showing other signs of impairment. A 41-year-old Innisfil man was taken back to the police station for further tests.
The second drunk driving call was made around 10:30 that night. Police were told by two callers of a possible impaired motorist using a coffee shop drive-thru in Stroud. The suspect vehicle was tracked down at a nearby plaza parking lot, where police say the driver blew twice the legal limit. A 57-year-old man from Colborne was charged.
“We would like to thank these witnesses who notified us about these dangerous situations.” says South Simcoe Police. “Our communities are safer when we work together.”