Female’s breath sample three times over legal limit

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Police respond to 32 calls over weekend

Female’s breath sample three times over legal limit

AMHERST – The Amherst Police Department responded to 32 calls over the weekend, including nine on Friday.

Samples of breath taken from a female arrested for impaired driving on Mill Street on Friday were three times the legal limit. The legal limit is .08.

The female spent the night in a temporary holding cell until sober and will appear in court at a later date to answer to a charge of impaired driving.

Loitering, mischief, property damage, impaired driving and disturbing the peace were some of the other complaints police responded to on Friday, and also included a motor vehicle collision, and assisting paramedics in dealing with a male at a local business.

Police are also investigating a theft complaint from a local business on Friday involving four males, and it is expected charges will be laid.

Police responded to 18 complaints on Saturday including, but not limited to, false alarms, an unwanted person complaint, mediation of a domestic incident, a mental health complaint, two motor vehicle collisions, mischief by damaging property, uttering threats and criminal record checks.

Police also responded to several complaints on Sunday, including: a male who was arrested on Victoria Street for being intoxicated in public. He was held in a temporary holding cell until sober and released with a summary offence ticket under the Liquor Control Act.

Another male was arrested on Erncliff Street for being intoxicated in a public place.

He was held in a temporary holding cell until sober and released with a summary offence ticket under the Liquor Control Act.

Police also responded to unwanted persons, mediation of a domestic incident and mischief by damaging property on Sunday.

 

 

 

Organizations: Amherst Police Department

Geographic location: Mill Street, Victoria Street, Erncliff Street

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