Portage la Prairie RCMP arrested an impaired driver after they drove to the city from Brandon.

Police say on May 28th, 2022 at around 5:30 a.m., they received a call from Brandon RCMP warning them about a speeding driver who was possibly impaired. Just after 6 a.m., they located the speeding vehicle on Highway #1, near Road 42 West.

When an officer stopped the car, he saw an open liquor bottle. He then asked the man to provide a breath sample, which came back as a fail.

The 23-year-old man from Emo, Ontario was given an immediate roadside suspension, along with having his license suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for 30 days.