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Burned Out Taillight Leads to Impairment Charge

On May 4, at approximately 11pm, Corman Park Police Service observed a black GMC Sierra with a burned-out taillight on Highway 12, north of Martensville. The vehicle was stopped by police and the smell of cannabis was present. Police observed open alcohol and following a search of the vehicle, cannabis was located. The driver, a 29-year-old man from Leoville, displayed signs of impairment from cannabis. The man provided an oral fluid sample at roadside and tested positive for cannabis. He was arrested and taken to the Martensville RCMP detachment where he was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert. The man failed the tests and was charged with driving while impaired by a drug. 

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