On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Bay Roberts RCMP responded to a complaint of impaired driving in Bay Roberts and conducted a roadside stop with the subject vehicle.
As a result of that traffic stop, police arrested 31-year-old Mark Bartlett of Marysvale. Bartlett has been charged with impaired driving, being over the legal limit and three counts of breaching a recognizance, as well as a charge under the Highway Traffic Act for driving while suspended.
Bartlett was held in police custody and appeared before a judge in Harbour Grace on Wednesday, Feb. 6. He has been remanded in custody and has a scheduled court appearance for Friday, Feb. 8.
Anyone who sees a suspected impaired driver is asked to call their local RCMP detachment and if possible provide:
• A description of the vehicle and driver.
• A licence plate number.
• The direction of travel of the vehicle.