Wabasca man arrested, charged by Wetaskiwin RCMP for impaired driving

Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit arrest male for outstanding warrants, impaired driving

Wetaskiwin RCMP arrested one man for allegedly trying to hide his identity and for drunk driving.

According to Wetaskiwin RCMP spokesperson Cst. Christine Hepburn, “On December 1, 2018 the Wetaskiwin RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) Unit conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in Wetaskiwin.

“The investigation determined the driver of the vehicle was providing a false name and was wanted on warrants out of Wabasca Alberta for firearms offences.

“While speaking to the male driver an impaired driving investigation was commenced and the driver was found to be impaired by alcohol.

Steven Orr, 47-years-old of Wabasca, AB, was charged with the following offences:

· Refuse to provide a breath sample

· Impaired operation of a motor vehicle

· Driving while unauthorized

· Impersonation

· Obstruct a Peace Officer

· Fail to comply with conditions of an undertaking

· Fail to comply with conditions of an undertaking

“He was also arrested for his outstanding warrants. He was brought before a Justice of the Peace and released to attend Wetaskiwin Court on January 3, 2019. “

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

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