Sooke emergency services will soon have an upgraded telecommunications system.

Grandma busted for driving drunk with grandson in truck

West Shore RCMP responded to a report of a suspected drunk driver “driving erratically” traveling eastbound on Sooke Road.

  • Jul. 21, 2016 5:00 a.m.

A Sooke woman was arrested Tuesday accused of driving drunk with her grandson in the vehicle.

West Shore RCMP responded to a report of a suspected drunk driver “driving erratically” traveling eastbound on Sooke Road.

The 55-year-old driver had her four-year-old grandson sitting beside her in a pickup truck. The child was not injured and turned over to another family member, said RCMP Const. Alex Berube.

The woman is facing impaired driving charges and was issued a roadside prohibition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 250-474-2264 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.

 

 

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