String of charges for Castlegar motorist

Alleged drunk driving spree sends one to hospital, one to court

  • Aug. 22, 2013 7:00 p.m.



Automotive mayhem involving injuries and extensive property damage has been reported by Castlegar RCMP by way of an Aug. 22 press release.

Police reportedly responded to a late evening accident on Tuesday, Aug. 20 in which a vehicle had allegedly been driven through a private fence before colliding with the Robson Fire Hall.

Four occupants were in the vehicle, one of whom was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 19-year old Castlegar man remains in custody facing several charges, including:


• Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm

• Impaired driving causing bodily harm

• Driving while over .08

• Two counts of mischief to property

• Breach of Probation


The male will next appear in court on August 29 in Castlegar.