Two arrested for Impaired

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Impaired Driving

On May 28th, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 20 year old Levi Laundrie for impaired driving.

Just after 1:00 a.m. on May 28th, officers responded to a call for service outside of a downtown establishment. Officers spoke with the accused at that time in relation to a trespassing complaint and he is alleged to have been intoxicated. While officers were issuing the accused an offence notice for trespassing, he left the area.

Officers parked a short distance away and soon after observed the accused driving his truck towards the parked police vehicles. The accused was stopped and arrested for impaired driving. A demand was made for the accused to provide a sample of his breath into an approved instrument; however the accused refused to provide a sample of his breath.

Mr. Laundrie has been charged with one count of impaired driving and one count of refusing to provide a breath sample. He will appear in court on July 10th, 2017.

 

Male Arrested with BAC over the legal limit

On May 27th, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, with the assistance of officers working with the R.I.D.E. program arrested 56 year old Chester Dziergas of Wellington Street West for an impaired driving related offence.

It is alleged that just after 8:00p.m. the accused was operating his motor vehicle on Wellington Street West just East of Carmen’s Way while his ability to do so was impaired by alcohol.

The accused was stopped by officers and issued a demand to provide a sample of his breath into a roadside screening device. The sample registered a fail and the accused was subsequently arrested. As a result, the accused was charged with one count of driving with a blood alcohol level that was over the legal limit. He will appear in court on June 26th, 2017.