A driver caught speeding by a Saskatchewan RCMP officer north of Regina is facing impaired driving charges.
Police said the officer clocked a vehicle going 158 km/h on Highway 11 just north of Bethune on April 21. The speed limit on that section of highway is 110 km/h.
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The vehicle was pulled over and the driver was subsequently arrested for impaired driving.
RCMP said a quantity of open liquor was seized from the front of the vehicle.
The 22-year-old driver from Regina was charged under the Traffic Safety Act for speeding and was issued a $304 ticket.
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He was also charged with possessing beverage alcohol in a vehicle and issued a $360 ticket.
Police said his driver’s licence has been suspended indefinitely and his vehicle impounded for 60 days.
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