May 16, 2019 1:11 pm

16-year-old boy charged with drunk driving in Guelph

Police say the accused failed a breathalyzer test.

Michael King / Global News

Guelph police say a 16-year-old boy has been charged with drunk driving after he was pulled over early Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the area of Victoria and York roads at around 2:20 a.m. for reports of a possible impaired driver.

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They located the driver and conducted a breathalyzer test. Police said the young driver failed the test and was arrested.

The boy faces several charges, including driving with a blood-alcohol level above 0.08 and driving as a novice with a blood-alcohol level above zero.

He will appear in court on May 29.

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