February 2, 2019

A tip from the public helped to remove an impaired driver from the road in Conception Bay North Thursday afternoon.

Harbour Grace RCMP received an anonymous tip about an impaired driver who left Kingston and was heading south toward Carbonear.

Police located the suspect vehicle in Victoria. The driver, a 54-year-old man from Kingston, was arrested and charged with impaired and driving with an expired registration, no insurance and driving while suspended.

Police say he blew more than twice the legal limit.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court March 27.