Tuesday, December 22, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, December 22, 2015


Festive Season Check Stop Program - Week #2 Results
The Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit has provided the results from the second week (December 11th–17th, 2015) of the Festive Season Check Stop Program. 

431 -  Vehicles stopped
38 -    Roadside breath tests administered
8 -      ASD Warnings (72 hour driver's license suspension) 
17 -    Impaired Driving Arrests:
          9 Drive Impaired/Drive Over 80mg%
          1 Drug Impaired Driver
          7 Refusal charges
42 –   Traffic related Provincial Offence Notices (PON) issued

The Winnipeg Police Service strongly encourages all motorists to have a plan in place before you go out this holiday season and throughout the year.

Taking a cab or a bus, contacting Operation Red Nose or simply identifying a designated driver, are some options to consider.

The message is simple, if you choose to drink, DON'T DRIVE.

For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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