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P.E.I. man sentenced to eight days for second impaired driving conviction

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Ernest Roy MacMillan was recently sentenced to eight days in jail following a second impaired driving conviction. - Contributed
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

A 75-year-old P.E.I. man was sentenced to eight days in jail following a second impaired driving conviction.

Ernest Roy MacMillan pleaded guilty in provincial court Monday to having a blood alcohol concentration that is equal to or exceeds 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood within two hours after ceasing to operate a conveyance.

MacMillan was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay $300 towards the victims of crime fund

He is prohibited from driving for one year and eight days.

Chief provincial court judge Nancy Orr told MacMillan he would have received a stronger sentence if not for the fact that he recently completed an addiction treatment program.

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