A P.E.I. man is under investigation for Impaired Driving by Drug after being stopped for speeding on Highway 106, near Granton.
At approximately 9:20 p.m on May 8th, a 21-year-old man from Stratford driving north on Highway 106 was clocked on radar at 146 km/h. A traffic stop was conducted and when the RCMP officer approached the vehicle an odor of marihuana was detected which led to further investigation. With assistance from a Drug Recognition Expert from the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, a drug evaluation was conducted which included obtaining a urine sample from the man.
A determination on Impaired by Drug driving charges will be made after lab results are returned from the lab. The man was issued a ticket for driving 46 km/h over the posted speed limit which, if convicted, carries a penalty of $399.91.