On Tuesday May 7, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call on Marlborough Street.
An unknown male was seen sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked on the road drinking a beer. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and driver.
Officers observed an open bottle of beer beside the driver and other empty beer bottles inside the vehicle. While speaking to the driver he showed signs of impairment.
The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law. The accused readings registered a warning and he was issued a 3 days license suspension.
Investigation revealed that the drivers license was currently suspended, his validation was expired and he had no insurance on the vehicle.
As a result of the investigation a 47-year-old Brantford male has been charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Drive Motor Vehicle – no Currently Validated Permit under the Highway Traffic Act. He is also charged with Operate Motor Vehicle – No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act and Having Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor under the Liquor License Act.