Impaired Driver & Mischief To Police Cells

Criminal Charges

On Friday, December 29th, 2017, at approximately 8:00 pm, Midland Police Service responded to the area of King St., at Hwy 12, regarding a motor vehicle being driven into oncoming traffic and failing to stop at a red light.

Officers located the motor vehicle in a parking lot on Jones Rd., and spoke with a 33 year old man from Midland who was seated in his motor vehicle.

Officers detected alcohol on the suspects breath and noted signs of intoxication. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to Midland Police Service.

The suspect provided samples of his breath which revealed he was double the legal limit. The suspect was charged, drivers licence suspended and his motor vehicle was impounded.

While in Midland Police cells, the suspect caused a holding cell to be rendered inoperative.

Charged: Robert William Steven BAKER (33) is scheduled to appear in the Midland Court of Justice on January 11th, 2018 at 930am.

CC 253(1)(a) Care or Control While Impaired (Alcohol)
CC 253(1)(b) Care or Control Over 80 mgs.
CC 430(1)(b) Mischief - renders property dangerous, useless, inoperative or ineffective