Driver found sleeping near Brigden faces nine charges

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A Lambton Shores man is facing nine charges after police found a vehicle parked along Telfer Road near Courtright Line.

Sunday morning, Lambton OPP got a call about the vehicle on the road. Officers found someone sleeping in the driver’s seat of the un-plated car.

Police spoke to the man and suspected he was impaired. The vehicle had been stolen.

The driver was arrested and police found controlled substances in the vehicle.

A 43 year-old is facing charges of impaired operation of a vehicle, flight from police, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of stolen property, two violations of bail terms and operating a vehicle while prohibited.

The man was taken into custody and was slated for a bail hearing Monday.