While on patrol during the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 2, Burin Peninsula RCMP conducted a stop of a speeding vehicle in the Winterland Road area.
A 62-year-old man from Point au Gaul was charged with impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mg per cent alcohol, in addition to three other offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
The man was released on a Promise to Appear in Grand Bank Provincial Court at a later date.
The police remind anyone with information on this and/or any other crime to contact the Burin Peninsula RCMP in Marystown at 279-3001. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.