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SOURIS - A 49-year-old St. Charles man is facing impaired driving charges after being arrested by RCMP here Friday afternoon.
Kings District RCMP arrested the driver at 3:15 p.m. when he was going through a check stop set up at the causeway in Souris.
The driver was taken to the Montague detachment where he provided breath samples.
He was released on a promise to appear in Georgetown court at a later date.
RCMP asked that the motoring public continue to assist them in the detection and apprehension of impaired drivers.
“The Christmas season is often a time of increased drinking and driving,” said an RCMP press release. “Police will be vigilante of this throughout the entire holiday season in their ongoing efforts to keep our roadways safe.”