17-year-old arrested for impaired driving

Prince Albert Police Service © Herald file photo

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with impaired driving.

On Oct. 3 at 9:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to a Reported Impaired Driver (RID) call of a grey SUV swerving across the road. Officers located the vehicle on 15 Street East and Sixth Avenue East stopped and waiting to turn left. Officers pulled in front of the vehicle.

The police approached the driver and observed that he was heavily intoxicated. He was arrested and brought back to cells.

The teen refused to provide a breathalyzer sample. The Prince Albert youth has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and refusing to provide a breath sample. He is due in court today.