Impaired walkers, drivers facing charges


Walking or driving, consuming too much alcohol can lead you into the hands of the police.


The Kincardine OPP, responding to a complaint of a an intoxicated man walking his dog on Queen Street, found a 57-year-old Kincardine man sitting on the sidewalk a little after 6 p.m. Saturday.


The man was charged with public intoxication and possession of a controlled substance. He is to appear in court Dec. 19.


Later that night, at 12:31 a.m. Sunday, OPP on patrol on Queen Street nabbed a pedestrian walking with a bottle of open liquor. A 19-year-old Kincardine man was changed with open liquor other than residence.


On Saturday at 10:15 p.m. , OPP charged a 20-year-old with operating a vehicle while he had too much alcohol in his system. Police had noticed the man leaving the Walkerton Arena in his pickup at a high rate of speed. He is to appear in court Dec. 19.


A Chatsworth man, 40, was charged Saturday afternoon in Walkerton and charged with impaired driving, driving with open liquor and operating a vehicle over 80 milligrams.