Police with the RCMP in Whitbourne arrested an impaired driver at around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in Green's Harbour.

Officers observed a vehicle travelling 30 km/h in an 80 km/h zone and initiated a traffic stop.

The male driver was given a breathalyzer test, and failed.

He was subsequently arrested and police arranged for a taxi to take his passenger home.

The driver was released into a family member's custody to appear in provincial court at a later date.