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Man charged with impaired driving after St. Thomas police barricade vehicle

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Police in St. Thomas say a man from Aylmer faces a number of charges, after his vehicle was boxed in by several police cruisers at a red light.

On Sunday, a Dodge Durango SUV failed to stop for police in the downtown core of St Thomas. When it came to a stop at a red light at South Edgeware Road and Burwell Road, several police cruisers boxed the vehicle in.

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A 54-year-old man is charged with impaired driving, possession of open alcohol in a vehicle, failing to stop, and refusing to give a breath sample.

The SUV was impounded. The man was released, and is expected to appear in a St. Thomas courtroom on Dec. 4.

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