Saturday, December 24, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

 

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Saturday, December 24, 2016

2016 Festive Season Checkstop Program –  Week 3 Results
 
The Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit has provided the results from the third week of the Festive Season Check Stop Program. 
 
1509 - Vehicle stopped
60 - Roadside breath tests administered
8 - ASD warnings resulting in 72 hour driver's license suspension issued
12 - Drive Impaired / Drive Over 80mg% / Refusal charges
53 - 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.
 
Our message is simple, if you choose to drink or do drugs, DON'T DRIVE.
 
The Winnipeg Police Service would like everyone to have a safe and enjoyable festive season. The Festive Season Checkstop program is made possible through a partnership with Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.

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

 
 Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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