70-Yr-Old Driver Arrested For Impaired Driving

September 18, 2011

Early this morning [Sept.18] a member of the public stopped a car that was seen being driven in an erratic manner. Police were called to the scene in Southampton and subsequently arrested the driver of the car on suspicion of drunk driving.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30am on Sunday, police attended a report of an impaired driver on Middle Road in Southampton near Hightime Drive. It appears that a car was traveling along Middle Road in an erratic manner when it was caused to stop by another car traveling in the area at that time.”

“Police were called to the scene and a 70 year old Southampton man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving as a result. He subsequently failed the alco-analyser test and was detained before being released on police bail. The Bermuda Police Service would like to commend the vigilant motorists that reported this incident for their actions.”

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  1. Terry says:

    This should be a good one…

  2. Terry says:

    What….no comments.

    Betcha if it was Col Beach……….

  3. Say Say Say says:

    Driving drunk is still s ‘sport’ in Bermuda. When will people come in line with developed countries. I say this (before anyone gets upset), cos if we still consider it a ‘sport’ then we are clearly not developed enough.

  4. Truth is killin' me... says:

    I remember back in the day I couldn’t get out of town after a few bumpers without being stopped by the man. Now kids (loud ass bikes) and even gramps (drunk driving)is doing whatever the hell he likes with no consideration for other road users. Another road user stopped the car. Are you kidding me!? Step it up BDA Police!!

    • KARMA says:

      Well I remember back in the day when you could ask a Police officer to take you home if you had too much to drink and they would, when you could pull over to the side of the road and sleep it off without being arrested, etc. But now its all about the almighty dollar.

  5. drunken ursula says:

    Drinking and drive haha,that’s why I catch the bus…