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Impaired driver allegedly blows three times the limit, say Kelowna RCMP

Police say the 24-year-old Kelowna man provided two breath samples, stating “both of which were more than three times the legal limit.”.
Police say the 24-year-old Kelowna man provided two breath samples, stating “both of which were more than three times the legal limit.”. kali9 / iStock

A drunk driver who allegedly blew three times the limit had his vehicle impounded and is facing a future court date, say Kelowna RCMP.

Police say the driver was pulled over on Monday evening, June 15th, just before 9 p.m., following reports of an erratic driver on Highway 97.

The blue Dodge Ram was located on Buckland Avenue, with an officer performing a traffic stop.

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“While dealing with the driver, the officer noted signs of alcohol consumption,” said Kelowna RCMP.

“The breath demand was read and the man was taken back to the detachment for a breath test.”

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Police say the 24-year-old Kelowna man provided two breath samples, stating “both of which were more than three times the legal limit.”

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Kelowna RCMP say the man’s vehicle was impounded and that he was released from custody for a future court date, adding the report has been forwarded to Crown counsel for review.