WINKLER, Man. — A man is facing impaired driving charges after he was riding a lawn tractor with his son in his lap.
Police in Winkler, Man., said they got a call Saturday around 9 p.m. about a man with a young boy on his lap driving a tractor on and off the road.
Officers put on their emergency lights to pull the tractor over, and say the driver threw a beer on the ground.
The driver, who had difficulty standing and speaking, told police his name and said he was coming from a bar.
Officers searched the man and found three unopened cans of beer.
Police also said the man’s driver’s licence was suspended.
The 41-year-old man is facing several impaired-driving related charges.
He has since been released from custody.
The Canadian Press