Individual arrested for driving while impaired and excessive speed

Police News

On September 17, 2023, at approximately 9:25pm, a patrol member identified a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Fredericton’s southside; the vehicle was noted travelling 165 Km/hr in a posted 110 Km/hr speed zone.  While performing the traffic stop for high speed, the officer noted signs of impairment and administered roadside screening with a failed result.  

The driver was arrested and charged with the following:

-    Impaired Operation of a Conveyance
-    Driving with a blood alcohol level above 80mg%
-    Speeding by over 50 Km/hr but under 80 Km/hr 

This individual was fined $604.50, had their vehicle impounded and driving privileges suspended.  They will appear in court at a later date.

Police officer with radar gun