Bad driver had been drinking, police say

Calls from public tip off Central Saanich police about possible impaired driver on Jan. 30

Residents called Central Saanich police at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30 about a bad driver. An officer stopped the suspect vehicle on East Saanich Road and noticed signs of impairment on the driver. The 26-year-old Saanich man was issued a breath test and blew a warn, earning himself a $167 ticket, a 24-hour driving suspension and a tow truck bill for his vehicle, plus a driving prohibition from other infractions.