RCMP members were on patrol in the community when they saw a lone man driving an off-road vehicle on the road in Pinware. He was pulled over A traffic stop was initiated and the man was arrested for impaired driving and refusing the breathalyzer.
The man was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to face the charges.
The RCMP in Labrador would like to remind the public that if they are going to consume alcoholic beverages, make alternate arrangements to arrive home safely by taking a cab or arrange for a designated driver.
They encourage anyone who sees a person whom may be impaired by alcohol or a drug and driving a motor vehicle to call 911 or the local detachment.