Man Pulled Over for Using Hand-Held Cell Phone – His License Was Already Suspended

On Friday June 28, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police were conducting road safety enforcing in the area of King George Road and Fairview Drive.

Officers observed a male driver, driving while using a cell phone.

The driver was stopped and spoken to. Investigation revealed that the drivers licence was currentlysuspended as he was a prohibited driver Canada wide.

As a result of the investigation a 58 year old Hamilton male is charged with Drive While Prohibited under the Criminal Code as well as Drive – Hand Held Communication Device under the Highway Traffic Act.

The driver’s vehicle was impounded for 45 days.