On March 17th, 2019 2019 officers with the Patrol Services division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 21 year old Alex Weir of Old Goulais Bay Road for impaired driving.
On the morning of March 17th, 2019 officers observed a vehicle driving northbound on People’s Road swerving into southbound lanes, nearly striking the cruiser. Police conducted a traffic stop and while speaking with the accused, determined his speech was slurred, his eyes were red and glossy and there was an odor of alcohol coming from his breath.
Roadside breath tests were administered and both results were over the legal limit. The accused was taken into custody and charged with one count of operating a motor vehicle while impaired and one count of blood alcohol content over 80. He is scheduled to appear in court on April 29th, 2019.