MPF seizes vehicles of suspected impaired drivers

March 13, 2018

The Miramichi Police Force has a warning for impair drivers - be prepared to lose your vehicle.

City police are reporting that last week it pulled over two impaired drivers and impounded their vehicles.

New legislation passed last year allows police to seized vehicles for a minimum of 30 days.

Police stopped a 25-year-old man at a King George Highway business last Wednesday.

After he allegedly failed a breathalyzer, his rental vehicle was seized, his license was suspended for 90 days hand he is facing an upcoming court date.

Then on Friday, a 48-year-old man was arrested after allegedly failing a breathalyzer.

He to had his license suspended for 90 days, had his vehicle seized for 30 days and is facing a court date.

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