In an unconventional news release, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police say they arrested and charged an allegedly impaired driver in Carbonear on Monday.
"A 49-year-old Upper Island Cove woman received a full meal deal after being found impaired in the parking lot of McDonald’s in Carbonear," the release begins.
It goes on to explain that an RCMP officer witnessed a running parked at "an odd angle" in the lot. Upon speaking with the driver, the officer determined she was impaired by a drug. Back at the Harbour Grace detachment, the woman completed a drug recognition evaluation.
Officers are awaiting the results to confirm the drug-impaired driving charges but in the meantime, the accused's license was suspended and, as the RCMP put it, "she received a side order of traffic tickets" for the vehicle not being registered or insured and for having the wrong licence plate attached.