Sooke emergency services will soon have an upgraded telecommunications system.

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.