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Two men charged in separate reports of impaired driving in downtown St. John’s

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary cruiser.  — Telegram file
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary cruiser. — Telegram file photo

Two men have their licenses suspended and vehicles seized after they were arrested for impaired driving in downtown St. John’s.

According to a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) report, at 7 p.m. on Friday officers received a report about a possible impaired driver in the downtown area. 

Police say they investigated and arrested a 37-year-old man for impaired driving and failing the breathalyzer. His license was suspended, his vehicle seized, and he was released to appear in court at a later date.

Around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, officers received another report of impaired driving in the downtown area. 

According to the RNC report, police located the vehicle in Paradise roughly an hour later. After an investigation, police say they charged a 29-year-old man with impaired driving and failing the breathalyzer. 

His license was also suspended, his vehicle seized, and he was released to appear in court at a later date.

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