Impaired Driving Charges Laid over the Easter Holiday Weekend

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Five drivers in Essex County are facing alcohol and drug related offences.

Provincial police say over the Easter holiday weekend, officers removed a number of impaired drivers off area roadways.

According to police, officers responded to five calls, two of which were minor collisions.

Police say the calls came in from 6 p.m. on April 1 to 12 a.m. on April 5 resulting in five drivers being charged with alcohol and or drug related criminal driving offences. 

The drivers also face licence suspensions, a day in court and added costs such as legal fees and increased insurance rates.