Merlin man facing impaired driving charges

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A 60-year-old man from Merlin is facing impaired driving charges. 

Chatham-Kent Police say they responded to a scene of a suspicious vehicle at the Seventh Line West in Raleigh Township at 11:36 p.m. on Thursday. 

They say the vehicle was parked in the parking lot of a business that has experienced thefts recently. 

After locating the vehicle, police believed the man was under the influence of alcohol.

The man was released and is awaiting a future court date of December 19.