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Drunk Driving Charge Laid In Harriston

HARRISTON – A 23 year old man from the Town of Minto will be walking for a bit after getting charged with drinking and driving.
Police were called to the Mac’s Convenience Store in Harriston¬†Sunday¬†after getting a tip about a possible impaired driver. They spoke with the driver at the store and the officer thought he had been drinking.
The man was taken back to the station for testing and was charged with Driving with Over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood, as well as Impaired Driving contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, you can call police at 911 to report it.