Tuesday, December 15, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Festive Season Check Stop Program - Week #1 Results
The Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit has provided the results from the first week (December 1st-10th, 2015) of the Festive Season Check Stop Program. 

882 - Vehicles stopped
51 – Roadside breath tests administered
9 – ASD warnings resulting in 72 hour driver's license suspensions issued
12 - Drive Impaired / Drive Over 80mg% / Refusal charges
50 – Traffic related Provincial Offence Notices (PON) issued
1 – Drug related arrest

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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