A 19-year-old is facing impaired driving charges following a traffic stop on March 29.
Police say they conducted a traffic stop on Blake Ave. after observing a vehicle driving erratically on Bruce St. at approximately 2:30 a.m.
As a result, Reece Burch is facing charges.
Following is a full release from police on the charges
On March 29, 2022, officers with Patrol Services charged 19-year-old Reece Burch with operation while impaired – alcohol and/or drug.
Around 2:30 a.m. officers observed a vehicle driving erratically on Bruce St. Officers conducted a traffic stop nearby in the 0-100 block of Blake Ave. Upon speaking with the driver, officers identified him as the accused and developed grounds to believe his ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.
He was arrested and subsequently provided two samples into an approved device, registering two fail results.
He is charged with,
- Operation while impaired – alcohol and/or drug
- Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80+).
- Adult young driver – blood alcohol concentration above zero under Highway Traffic Act
He was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear in court on May 30, 2022.