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Police Briefs – Friday, May 8, 2015

A 73-year-old man is facing impaired driving charges after allegedly hitting a number of parked cars in a lot near Queen St. N and Centre St. E in Tilbury.

Officers tracked down the suspected vehicle and took the driver to police headquarters where tests showed the man was twice the legal limit.

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Police say a 49-year-old Blenheim man was almost three times the legal limit when he allegedly came close to striking a police cruiser before running a stop sign.

The incident happened around 11pm last night at the intersection of New Scotland Line and Tecumseh St. in Harwich Township.