According to a press release issued this morning, police say — shortly after 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3 — they responded to a complaint of an erratic driver in Musgravetown from a concerned motorist.
Police arrested a 47 year-old man for impaired operation of a motor vehicle after his blood alcohol level tested at almost three times the legal limit — which is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milligrams of blood.
He was released and will appear in court at a later date.
Later that evening at 10:30 p.m., RCMP say they received a complaint that a vehicle had left the road in Musgravetown.
According to police, subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of a 42 year-old woman from Musgravetown for impaired driving.
She was released to appear in Clarenville Provincial Court at a later date to answer to charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle, as well as refusing to provide a breath sample.
RCMP would like to remind the public to continue to report any suspected impaired drivers to police.