Man Nearly Hits Pedestrians with Car

On Saturday, March 19th, 2022, Hanover Police attended the 700 block of 7th Avenue regarding a driving complaint. Through investigation, police determined that a man operating a car almost struck several pedestrians in the parking lot. The man did strike a parked motor vehicle causing extensive damage. After speaking with the man it was determined that, he was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and later provided samples of his breath well over the legal limit of permitted alcohol. The man was subsequently charged under the Criminal Code with Over 80mgs of Alcohol and Dangerous Driving. This occurrence remains under investigation and further charges expected.